A lie is an assertion that is believed to be false, typically used with the purpose of deceiving someone. The practice of communicating lies is called lying. A person who communicates a lie may be termed a liar.
Keeping this in view, what is bad about lying?
Lying is bad because a generally truthful world is a good thing: lying diminishes trust between human beings: if people generally didn't tell the truth, life would become very difficult, as nobody could be trusted and nothing you heard or read could be trusted - you would have to find everything out for yourself.
Also to know, what are the different types of lies?
Know When Someone is Lying: 7 Types of Lies
- Error—a lie by mistake.
- Omission – leaving out relevant information.
- Restructuring—distorting the context.
- Denial—refusing to acknowledge a truth.
- Minimization—reducing the effects of a mistake, a fault, or a judgment call.
- Exaggeration—representing as greater, better, more experienced, more successful.
How do you spell lie in not telling the truth?
Easy. The first word, “lying”, is spelled correctly, and the other — “lieing” is not. “Lying” can mean telling an untruth, or it can mean reclining in a prone position, but the meaning can only be determined by context and sentence structure.
Is lying OK?
But before lying to protect someone's interests or feelings, ask yourself not only whether you are lying to protect them, but also whether that person would believe your lie was well-intended if they found out.