veracity

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veracity

truthfulness: He has a reputation for veracity and we can trust what he says.
Not to be confused with:
voracity – excessive eagerness, greediness, great hunger: He gobbled down his food with voracity.
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ve·rac·i·ty

 (və-răs′ĭ-tē)
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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veracity

(vɛˈræsɪtɪ)
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.
[1615–25; < Medieval Latin vērācitās; see veracious, -ty2]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.veracity - unwillingness to tell lies
truthfulness - the quality of being truthful
mendacity - the tendency to be untruthful
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veracity

noun
1. accuracy, truth, credibility, precision, exactitude We have total confidence in the veracity of our research.
2. truthfulness, integrity, honesty, candour, frankness, probity, rectitude, trustworthiness, uprightness He was shocked to find his veracity being questioned.
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veracity

noun
1. Freedom from deceit or falseness:
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Translations

veracity

[vəˈræsɪtɪ] N (frm) → veracidad f
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veracity

[vəˈræsəti] nvéracité f
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veracity

n (of person)Ehrlichkeit f, → Aufrichtigkeit f; (of report, evidence)Wahrheit f, → Richtigkeit f
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veracity

[vəˈræsɪtɪ] n (frm) → veridicità
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