Antonyms
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1. mendacious

adjective. ['mɛnˈdeɪʃəs'] given to lying.

Antonyms

  • honest

Etymology

  • mendacieux (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mendacium (Latin)

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Rhymes with Mendacious

  • proteinaceous
  • perspicacious
  • ostentatious
  • crustaceous
  • vexatious
  • predaceous
  • loquacious
  • flirtatious
  • efficacious
  • voracious
  • vivacious
  • tenacious
  • sebaceous
  • salacious
  • ignatius
  • horatius
  • hellacious
  • fallacious
  • capacious
  • spacious
  • herbaceous
  • gracious
  • ceraceous
  • audacious

Sentences with mendacious


1. Adjective
Without being mendacious in any way, subtly re-focus your account of yourself.

Quotes about mendacious


1. In some remote corner of the universe, poured out and glittering in innumerable solar systems, there once was a star on which clever animals invented knowledge. That was the haughtiest and most mendacious minute of "world history"- yet only a minute. After nature had drawn a few breaths the star grew cold, and the clever animals had to die.
- Friedrich Nietzsche, On Truth and Untruth: Selected Writings

2. An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.
- Russell Baker

2. mendacious

adjective. ['mɛnˈdeɪʃəs'] intentionally untrue.

Antonyms

  • right

Etymology

  • mendacieux (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mendacium (Latin)
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