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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the tendency to be untruthful;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mendacity \Men*dac"i*ty\, n.; pl. Mendacities. [L. mendacitas.] 1. The quality or state of being mendacious; a habit of lying. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. A falsehood; a lie. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] Syn: Lying; deceit; untruth; falsehood. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

49 Moby Thesaurus words for "mendacity": blague, boggling, caviling, cock-and-bull story, credibility gap, dishonesty, dodging, equivocation, exaggeration, fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, farfetched story, farrago, fib, fibbery, fibbing, fiction, fish story, flam, flimflam, ghost story, half-truth, hedging, legal fiction, lie, little white lie, lying, mendaciousness, mythomania, pious fiction, prevarication, pseudology, quibbling, shifting, sidestepping, slight stretching, story, tale, tall story, tall tale, taradiddle, trumped-up story, truthlessness, untruth, untruthfulness, unveraciousness, white lie, yarn