mendacious

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Adjective[edit]

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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