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Synonyms for mendacity
mɛnˈdæs ɪ timen·dac·i·ty

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mendacity

    falsehood, lying, untruthfulness, deception, prevarication, duplicity

    veracity, truthfulness, frankness, candor, ingenuousness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mendacitynoun

    the tendency to be untruthful


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mendacitynoun

    disposition to lie, habit of lying

  2. mendacitynoun

    falsehood, deceit, duplicity, artifice, trickery

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mendacitynoun

    untruthfulness, lying, falsehood, lie, untruth

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mendacity":

    concealment, begging

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. mendacity

    Pathologic lying, see there

  2. mendacity

    Pathologic lying

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  1. Bertrand Russell:

    One of the chief obstacles to intelligence is credulity, and credulity could be enormously diminished by instructions as to the prevalent forms of mendacity. Credulity is a greater evil in the present day than it ever was before, because, owing to the growth of education, it is much easier than it used to be to spread misinformation, and, owing to democracy, the spread of misinformation is more important than in former times to the holders of power.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    This is the president’s mendacity continuing to a degree that is really quite remarkable.

  3. Chris Cuomo:

    If fact [checking] is anything, we've never had anybody with the level of mendacity that he has. Not even close, it's in the eye of the beholder.

  4. George Conway:

    It's so maddening to watch, the mendacity, the incompetence, it's just maddening to watch. The tweeting is just the way to get it out of the way, so I can get it off my chest and move on with my life that day. That's basically it. Frankly, it's so I don't end up screaming at her about it.

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