What does veracious mean?

Definitions for veraciousvəˈreɪ ʃəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. veracious(adj)

    habitually speaking the truth

    "a veracious witness"

  2. veracious, right(adj)

    precisely accurate

    "a veracious account"


  1. veracious(Adjective)


  2. Origin: From verac-, stem of verax, from verus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Veracious(adj)

    observant of truth; habitually speaking truth; truthful; as, veracious historian

  2. Veracious(adj)

    characterized by truth; not false; as, a veracious account or narrative

  3. Origin: [L. verax, -acis, fr. verus true. See Very.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Veracious

    ve-rā′shus, adj. truthful: true.—adv. Verā′ciously.—n. Verac′ity, the quality of being veracious: habitual truthfulness: truth. [L. verax, veracisverus, true.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of veracious in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of veracious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bhartrihari:

    The attribute most noble of the hand Is readiness in giving; of the head, Bending before a teacher; of the mouth, Veracious speaking; of a victor?s arms, Undaunted valour; of the inner heart, Pureness the most unsullied; of the ears, Delight in hearing and receiving truth?These are adornments of high-minded men, Better than all the majesty of Empire.

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