Mendacity meaning

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The condition of being mendacious; untruthfulness.
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A lie; a falsehood.
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A lie; falsehood.
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The quality or state of being mendacious.
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The fact or condition of being untruthful; dishonesty.
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The definition of mendacity is untruthfulness or a lie.

A lie from a person prone to lie is an example of mendacity.

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Origin of mendacity

  • From post-classical Latin mendacitas, from Latin mendāx (“lying").

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