Deceitfulness and Mendacity


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Deceitfulness noun – The inclination or practice of misleading others through lies or trickery.
Usage example: her deceitfulness about the long-term effects of her weight-loss program was finally exposed

Mendacity is a synonym for deceitfulness in deception topic. In some cases you can use "Mendacity" instead a noun "Deceitfulness", when it comes to topics like dishonesty, deceit. popular alternative
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Mendacity noun – A statement known by its maker to be untrue and made in order to deceive.
Usage example: highly fictionalized “memoirs” in which the facts were few and the mendacities many

Deceitfulness is a synonym for mendacity in lying topic. You can use "Deceitfulness" instead a noun "Mendacity", if it concerns topics such as deception, dishonesty, deceit. popular alternative
Nearby Word: mendacious
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