Q:

What do you call someone who lies all the time?

A:

Quick Answer

There are many different things people call someone who lies all the time. A person who lies all the time is often called a liar or a habitual liar. They can also be called dishonest or untrustworthy.

Know More
What do you call someone who lies all the time?
Credit: P_Wei E+ Getty Images

Full Answer

Deceitful and deceptive are two more words that people can call those who lie habitually. Fraudulent and misleading are also used to describe someone who lies all the time.

When someone lies all the time, it can be hard to determine when they are telling the truth. Some people study a person's body language, breathing or eye movements to determine whether or not they're telling the truth, although it's not always possible to detect a lie using these methods.

Learn more about Psychology

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What is "hindsight bias" and what are some examples?

    A:

    Hindsight bias is a psychological phenomenon in which someone claims to have predicted the outcome of an event and the perfect course of action only after the event has taken place. For example, people often recall their predictions for outcomes of an event much more strongly if their prediction comes true.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What does it mean when you miss someone?

    A:

    The literal definition of missing someone is to perceive with regret the absence or loss of that person in your life. The emotional impact of missing someone is much more complex.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What does the phrase "vindictive personality" mean?

    A:

    A vindictive person is someone with an enduring need for vengeance. People who are prone to vindictive behavior have a high level of negative emotions, and often take out their anger by hurting their loved ones in some way, via psychological or physical abuse and manipulation.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is the definition of "low self-esteem"?

    A:

    "Low self-esteem" exists when someone has a general feeling of insignificance or a lack of importance. Someone with low self-esteem is likely to avoid social interactions, feel inadequate in work and struggle to accept criticism. Severely low esteem may also lead to physical symptoms, such as headaches and exhaustion.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore