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Definition of "verity" []

  • The quality or condition of being true, factual, or real. (noun)
  • 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. (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 "verity" in a sentence
  • "The eternal Huey Long verity is just that: Take on the big boys."
  • "His verity is as evident as the idol's vanity, v. 10."
  • "The National Enquirer, that bastion of truth and verity, is reporting today that Miley Cyrus and her live-in boyfriend Liam Hemsworth have broken up in the wake of a “fiery” argument that was sparked by Miley‘s intense jealousy which caused Liam to move out of their lovenest."