What does veracity mean?

Definitions for veracity
vəˈræs ɪ tive·rac·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. veracitynoun

    unwillingness to tell lies


  1. veracitynoun


  2. veracitynoun

    Something that is true

  3. veracitynoun

    Accuracy or precision

  4. veracitynoun

    act of being exact and accurate.

  5. veracitynoun

    correctness and carefulness in one's plan of action.

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


  1. veracity

    Veracity refers to the conformity to facts, accuracy, truthfulness, or the habit of telling the truth. It can also refer to the correctness or accuracy of a statement or a piece of information. It is often used in the context of data, information, personal character, or statements.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Veracitynoun

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

  2. Etymology: [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.)

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  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

Examples of veracity in a Sentence

  1. Neil Jacobs:

    NAPA never questions or refutes the scientific veracity of the actual statement.

  2. Clifford V. Villalon:

    Veracity in what you do will define your bravery and strength. Ensuring that your bravery will lead you to success and not downfall.

  3. De Blasio:

    Michael Bloomberg had almost six full years to say it was wrong... De Blasio have had plenty of inflection points where he could have said,' You know what, I was wrong,' michael Bloomberg has never cared to do that. And I think that says something about the veracity of this.

  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. Ryan McGuire:

    We’re still unsure of the veracity and the accuracy of the data the department was relying on.

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