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
The mendacity of breweries and their willingness to take advantage of young children and their families no doubt contributed to the dramatic and theatrical flair of Leslie’s reports.
Nonetheless, there are signs that the two sides, amid the standoff, haven’t completely cut off ties, providing a thin possibility that the U.S. sanctions, the heated rhetoric and the Russian accusations of U.S. mendacity mask a desire to get along.
Nevertheless, Trump, standing in front of a memorial for those who had died serving in the CIA, blasted him by name as an example of journalistic mendacity.
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?
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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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