What is another word for mendacity?

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[ mɛndˈasɪti], [ mɛndˈasɪti], [ m_ɛ_n_d_ˈa_s_ɪ_t_i]

Related words: liar, dishonest, untruthful, falsehood, speaking falsely, lies, deception, fabrications, lie detector

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    Mendacity is the habit of saying or doing something to concealed or alter the truth. It may refer to purposefully lying for strategic reasons, or to failing to correct a mistake even when it is known. The word comes from the Medieval Latin mendacium, meaning "a falsehood," from mendax ("unguarded") and capere ("to take").

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