American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The condition of being mendacious; untruthfulness.
- n. A lie; a falsehood.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being mendacious; a disposition to lie or deceive; habitual lying.
- n. A falsehood; a lie.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality or state of being mendacious; a habit of lying.
- n. A falsehood; a lie.
- n. the tendency to be untruthful
- From post-classical Latin mendacitas, from Latin mendāx ("lying"). (Wiktionary)
“While Khouri's mendacity is uncontestable, Australian filmmaker Anna Broinowski thankfully has more on her mind than simply debunking her subject in Forbidden Lie$.”
“Vic, your mendacity is so very earnest, it is amusing.”
“In this light, George W. Bush’s mendacity is not different in kind but in ambition from that of other presidents.”
“However, only one example of "arrogance", over the iPhone 4 antenna (which could just as easily be described as mendacity or confusion or cock-up) is cited.”
“Obama continues to tell such basic lies, such outright distortions of reality, that it must be called the mendacity it is.”
“We were merely trying to discover the degree of your mendacity, which is pretty well complete, and your trustworthiness, which does not appear to exist.”
“Luther is charged with mendacity, that is, he is said to have lied.”
“Further proof of his mendacity will be his attendance at the UN Climate Change Conference in Denmark.”
“Those of you, dear readers, who are not used to the kind of mendacity practiced in the heartland of America must think the headlines of the past several days border on the absurd.”
“In place of what he terms Mr Bush's "mendacity", he seeks the candour of Barak Obama.”
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