Definitions for mendaciousmɛnˈdeɪ ʃəs

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. mendacious(adj)

    given to lying

    "a mendacious child"

  2. mendacious(adj)

    intentionally untrue

    "a mendacious statement"

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  1. mendacious(Adjective)

    lying, untruthful or dishonest

  2. mendacious(Adjective)

    false or untrue

  3. Origin: From mendacieux, from mendacium, from mendax.

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  1. Mendacious(adj)

    given to deception or falsehood; lying; as, a mendacious person

  2. Mendacious(adj)

    false; counterfeit; containing falsehood; as, a mendacious statement

  3. Origin: [L. mendax, -acis, lying, cf. mentiri to lie.]

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