Definitions for veracityvəˈræs ɪ ti
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unwillingness to tell lies
Something that is true
Accuracy or precision
act of being exact and accurate.
correctness and carefulness in one's plan of action.
Origin: From veracitie, from veracitas, from verax, from verus; see very.
the quality or state of being veracious; habitual observance of truth; truthfulness; truth; as, a man of veracity
Origin: [Cf. F. vracit.]
Veracity is a 2007 dystopian fiction novel written by Mark Lavorato.
The Roycroft Dictionary
The appendix vermiformis of the human character; a quaint atavistic instinct. (Veracity was once quite common in the childhood of the race; but as herding became more and more complex and human relations became more and more interjangled, there came into being a species of bipeds known as doctors, lawyers, politicians, editorial writers and preachers. Coeval with their birth the instinct to veracity weakened perceptibly until it reached the condition of nixus nihilus ni in which we hold it today.)
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Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
Our security team is investigating the veracity of these threats with relevant law enforcement officials.
We have already prepared for them and already have, through our investigative team in Honduras, witnesses lined up to challenge the veracity of the allegations.
One's life story cannot be told with complete veracity. A true autobiography would have to be written in states of mind, emotions, heartbeats, smiles and tears not in months and years, or physical events. Life is marked off on the soul by feelings, not by dates.
War both needs and generates certain virtues; not the highest, but what may be called the preliminary virtues, as valor, veracity, the spirit of obedience, the habit of discipline. Any of these, and of others like them, when possessed by a nation, and no matter how generated, will give them a military advantage, and make them more likely to stay in the race of nations.
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