HyperDic: mendacious

English > 2 senses of the word mendacious:
ADJECTIVEallmendaciousgiven to lying
allmendaciousintentionally untrue
mendacious > pronunciation
Soundsmehndey'shahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > mendacious: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninggiven to lying.
Example"a mendacious child"
Broaderuntruthfulnot expressing or given to expressing the truth
Spanishembustero, farsante, mendaz, mentiroso
Catalanfarsaire, farsant, mentider
Nounsmendacitythe tendency to be untruthful
Adverbsmendaciouslyin a mendacious and untruthful manner
English > mendacious: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningintentionally untrue.
Example"a mendacious statement"
Broaderfalsenot in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
Spanishengañoso, falaz, mendaz
Nounsmendacitythe tendency to be untruthful

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