Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of MENDACIOUS

Pronunciation:  men'deyshus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  given to lying; "a lying witness"; "a mendacious child"
  2. [adj]  intentionally untrue; "a mendacious statement"
 

MENDACIOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: false, lying(a), untruthful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Men*da"cious\, a. [L. mendax, -acis, lying, cf.
mentiri to lie.]
1. Given to deception or falsehood; lying; as, a mendacious
   person.

2. False; counterfeit; containing falsehood; as, a mendacious
   statement. -- {Men*da"cious*ly}, adv. --
   {Men*da"cious*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: deceitful, dishonest, equivocal, equivocating, erroneous, fallacious, false, fibbing, forsworn, knavish, lying, paltering, perjured, prevaricating, roguish, shifty, spurious, truthless, untruthful, unveracious, wrong
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY