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mendacious

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men·da·cious  (mn-dshs)
adj.
1. Lying; untruthful: a mendacious child.
2. False; untrue: a mendacious statement. See Synonyms at dishonest.

[From Latin mendcium, lie, from mendx, mendc-, mendacious.]

men·dacious·ly adv.

men•da•cious (mɛnˈdeɪ ʃəs)

adj.
1. telling lies, esp. habitually; dishonest.
2. false or untrue: a mendacious report.
[1610–20; < Latin mendāx; see -acious]
men•da′cious•ly, adv.
men•da′cious•ness, n.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Adj.1.mendacious - given to lying; "a mendacious child"
untruthful - not expressing or given to expressing the truth; "the statement given under oath was untruthful"; "an untruthful person"
2.mendacious - intentionally untrue; "a mendacious statement"
false - not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality; "gave false testimony under oath"; "false tales of bravery"

mendacious
adjective lying, false, untrue, fraudulent, dishonest, deceptive, deceitful, insincere, duplicitous, perjured, perfidious, fallacious, untruthful politicians issuing mendacious claims and counter-claims
true, genuine, honest, truthful
Translations
mendacious [menˈdeɪʃəs] ADJ (frm) → mendaz
mendacious


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