Examples of mendacity in a Sentence
highly fictionalized “memoirs” in which the facts were few and the mendacities many
you need to overcome this deplorable mendacity, or no one will ever believe anything you say
Recent Examples of mendacity from the Web
Given the Watergate backdrop as well as the mendacity that accompanied the Vietnam War, there was a turn against the government by the public, and also the representatives in Congress.
One simply cannot keep up with, much less respond with proper outrage to, all of this guy's scandals, bungles, blame-shifting, name-calling and missteps, his sundry acts of mendacity, misanthropy, perversity and idiocy.
Claire is taken aback—as much by Jamie's easy mendacity as by his willingness to betray his family.
American racial and class divisions, generational rifts, a national culture of violence and a degree of governmental mendacity too crass to be ignored were all contributing factors to the country’s on-the-edge view of the war.
By introducing them to the advantages of shameless mendacity?
Faced with this type of mendacity, Mr. Trump needs to show that attempts at deception will not work and that while specific, narrow agreements may be possible, the U.S. is prepared to deter Russian aggression.
Brazilians would have none of it, insisting that Lochte's mendacity was injurious to their country's national pride.
Just when a debate erupts over the role of media and mendacity in the shooting of a Republican congressman, the New York Times revives a discredited theory about the six-year-old shooting of a Democratic congresswoman.
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First Known Use of mendacity
MENDACITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mendacity for English Language Learners
: lack of honesty : the condition of being mendacious
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