What does veracity mean?

Definitions for veracityvəˈræs ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word veracity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. veracity(noun)

    unwillingness to tell lies


  1. veracity(Noun)


  2. veracity(Noun)

    Something that is true

  3. veracity(Noun)

    Accuracy or precision

  4. veracity(Noun)

    act of being exact and accurate.

  5. veracity(Noun)

    correctness and carefulness in one's plan of action.

  6. Origin: From veracitie, from veracitas, from verax, from verus; see very.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Veracity(noun)

    the quality or state of being veracious; habitual observance of truth; truthfulness; truth; as, a man of veracity

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. vracit.]


  1. Veracity

    Veracity is a 2007 dystopian fiction novel written by Mark Lavorato.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. veracity

    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.)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of veracity in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of veracity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas Fuller:

    Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.

  2. Twitter Inc:

    Our security team is investigating the veracity of these threats with relevant law enforcement officials.

  3. Owner Dominick Agron:

    They had blamed the removal on a system issue, while we seriously doubt the veracity of the claim, we are taking it at face value.

  4. Stephen Passarello:

    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.

  5. Helen Keller:

    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.

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