The quality or condition of being true, factual, or real.
Something, such as a statement, principle, or belief, that is true, especially an enduring truth: "The mind once suddenly aware of a verity for the first time immediately invents it again” ( Agnes Sligh Turnbull). See Synonyms at truth.
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