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Definition of "veracity" []

  • Adherence to the truth; truthfulness. See Synonyms at truth. (noun)
  • Conformity to fact or truth; accuracy or precision: a report of doubtful veracity. (noun)
  • Something that is true. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "veracity" in a sentence
  • "You'll find the veracity is about 6 parts out of 7."
  • ""I'm telling the truth," assured Squeaky, who sees "I say it's true" as irrefutable proof positive of veracity, or would if she had the faintest idea what the word "veracity" means."
  • "We represent trust of sources with what we refer to as the veracity score."