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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

    Synonyms:
    falsehood, lying, untruthfulness, deception, prevarication, duplicity

    Antonyms:
    veracity, truthfulness, frankness, candor, ingenuousness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mendacitynoun

    the tendency to be untruthful

    Antonyms:
    veracity

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mendacitynoun

    Synonyms:
    disposition to lie, habit of lying

  2. mendacitynoun

    Synonyms:
    falsehood, deceit, duplicity, artifice, trickery

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mendacitynoun

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    Pathologic lying, see there

  2. mendacity

    Synonyms:
    Pathologic lying

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How to use mendacity in a sentence?

  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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