mendacity[men das′ə tē]
- The definition of mendacity is untruthfulness or a lie.
A lie from a person prone to lie is an example of mendacity.
- the quality or state of being mendacious
- a lie; falsehood
Origin of mendacityLate Latin mendacitas ; from Classical Latin mendax
- The condition of being mendacious; untruthfulness.
- A lie; a falsehood.