Definitions for mendaciousmɛnˈdeɪ ʃəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

men•da•ciousmɛnˈdeɪ ʃəs(adj.)

  1. telling lies, esp. habitually; dishonest.

  2. false or untrue:

    a mendacious report.

Origin of mendacious:

1610–20; < L mendāx; see -acious


Princeton's WordNet

  1. mendacious(adj)

    given to lying

    "a mendacious child"

  2. mendacious(adj)

    intentionally untrue

    "a mendacious statement"


  1. mendacious(Adjective)

    lying, untruthful or dishonest

  2. mendacious(Adjective)

    false or untrue

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mendacious(adj)

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

  2. Mendacious(adj)

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

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