Definition of mendacious in English:

mendacious

Line breaks: men|da¦cious
Pronunciation: /mɛnˈdeɪʃəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

mendaciously

adverb
More example sentences
  • Everything will be done,’ he told a colleague from the newspaper mendaciously.
  • Obviously this is mendaciously disingenuous coming from the erstwhile Prince of Darkness who has torpedoed many a career with anonymous briefings to journalists.
  • You cannot let them, as the old legal adage has it, mendaciously cry ‘fire’ in a crowded theatre.

Origin

early 17th century: from Latin mendax, mendac- 'lying' (related to mendum 'fault') + -ious.

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