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Part of Speech
- Telling lies, especially habitually; dishonest; lying; untruthful.
- Deception, falsehood, or divergence from absolute truth.
- Insincere; inclined to tell falsehoods.
First used in 1616, from the Latin mendac-, mendax.
Usage and Examples
Here are a couple of examples:
- Jack told mendacious tales of his adventures.
- John gave mendacious reports.