mendacious

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French mendacieux, from Latin mendācium (lie, untruth), from mendāx (lying).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɛnˈdeɪʃəs/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪʃəs

AdjectiveEdit

mendacious (comparative more mendacious, superlative most mendacious)

  1. (of a person) Lying, untruthful or dishonest.
  2. (of a statement, etc) False or untrue.

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