noun, plural men·dac·i·ties for 2.
- mend one's fences,
- mend one's ways,
- mendel's first law,
- mendel's law,
- mendel's laws
Origin of mendacity
Examples from the Web for mendacity
Besides the mendacity of it all, such a scheme misses the obvious truth that “the audience has a mind of its own.”
The destruction of a for-profit enterprise is always noble; its defense always carries the whiff of mendacity.
His new book, The Mendacity of Hope, argues that Obama has betrayed liberalism and the Constitution.
Roger D. Hodge is the author of The Mendacity of Hope: Barack Obama and the Betrayal of American Liberalism.
Only one candidate is awe-inspiring in his mendacity, and that is Charlie Crist.
Abul Fazl had another project in his brain; it combined the audacity of genius with the mendacity of a courtier.
Whatever their motives may have been, one thing is certain, they have produced most convincing proof of German mendacity.What Germany Thinks|Thomas F. A. Smith
I have done all the cooking and much of the dish-washing, and yet you have the impudence and mendacity to say I have been selfish.The Indians of the Painted Desert Region|George Wharton James
I assented, with just the shade of irony necessary to rob the assertion of its mendacity.That Affair Next Door|Anna Katharine Green
Of their mendacity and cynical views respecting it I had many illustrations.The Englishman in China During the Victorian Era, Vol. II (of 2)|Alexander Michie
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for mendacity
"tendency to lie," 1640s, from Middle French mendacité and directly from Late Latin mendacitas "falsehood, mendacity," from Latin mendax "lying; a liar" (see mendacious).