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truthfulness: He has a reputation for veracity and we can trust what he says.
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voracity – excessive eagerness, greediness, great hunger: He gobbled down his food with voracity.
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n. pl. ve·rac·i·ties
1. Adherence to the truth; truthfulness. See Synonyms at truth.
2. Conformity to fact or truth; accuracy: a report of doubtful veracity.
3. A true statement: "the stern veracities of science" (H.G. Wells).
[Medieval Latin vērācitās, from Latin vērāx, vērāc-, true; see veracious.]
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n, pl -ties
1. truthfulness or honesty, esp when consistent or habitual
2. precision; accuracy
3. something true; a truth
[C17: from Medieval Latin vērācitās, from Latin vērax; see veracious]
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ve•rac•i•ty(vəˈræs ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
1. habitual observance of truth in speech or statement; truthfulness.
2. conformity to truth or fact; accuracy.
3. correctness or accuracy.
4. something veracious; a truth.
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|Noun||1.||veracity - unwillingness to tell lies|
truthfulness - the quality of being truthful
mendacity - the tendency to be untruthful
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1. accuracy, truth, credibility, precision, exactitude We have total confidence in the veracity of our research.
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veracity[vəˈræsɪtɪ] N (frm) → veracidad f
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veracity[vəˈræsəti] n → véracité f
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veracity[vəˈræsɪtɪ] n (frm) → veridicità
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