What does veracity mean?

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

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.)

How to pronounce veracity?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say veracity in sign language?

  1. veracity


  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. Thomas Fuller:

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

  2. Matt Gaetz:

    It is challenging the veracity and character of a witness. We do it everyday.

  3. Twitter Inc:

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of veracity

  1. veracityveracityveracityveracityveracity

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for veracity

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for veracity »


Find a translation for the veracity definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these veracity definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"veracity." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 18 Nov. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/veracity>.

Are we missing a good definition for veracity? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for veracity:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.