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ver·i·ty

 (vĕr′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. ver·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being true, factual, or real.
2. Something, such as a statement or principle, that is true, especially an enduring truth. See Synonyms at truth.

[Middle English verite, truth, from Old French, from Latin vēritās, from vērus, true; see wērə-o- in Indo-European roots.]

verity

(ˈvɛrɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the quality or state of being true, real, or correct
2. a true principle, statement, idea, etc; a truth or fact
[C14: from Old French vérité, from Latin vēritās, from vērus true]

ver•i•ty

(ˈvɛr ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being true.
2. something that is true, as a principle, belief, or statement.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin vēritās=vēr(us) true + -itās -ity]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.verity - conformity to reality or actuality; "they debated the truth of the proposition"; "the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat"; "he was famous for the truth of his portraits"; "he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities"
actuality - the state of actually existing objectively; "a hope that progressed from possibility to actuality"
2.verity - an enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic truth
truth - a fact that has been verified; "at last he knew the truth"; "the truth is that he didn't want to do it"

verity

noun fact, truth, reality, gospel (truth), certainty, actuality, naked truth the undeniable verities of life

verity

noun
Translations

verity

[ˈverɪtɪ] Nverdad f
the eternal veritieslas verdades eternas

verity

n (liter)Wahrheit f
References in classic literature ?
To the senator this unique arrangement had somehow become identified with the higher verities of the universe.
When the verities become acrobats, we can judge them.
The result of this was that Newman found it impossible to convince him of certain time-honored verities.