noun \men-ˈda-sə-tē\

: lack of honesty : the condition of being mendacious

plural men·dac·i·ties

Full Definition of MENDACITY

:  the quality or state of being mendacious
:  lie

Examples of MENDACITY

  1. <highly fictionalized memoirs in which the facts were few and the mendacities many>
  2. <you need to overcome this deplorable mendacity, or no one will ever believe anything you say>

First Known Use of MENDACITY



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