veracity

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French veracitie, from Medieval Latin vērācitās ‎(truthfulness), from Latin vērāx ‎(truthful, speaking truth), from vērus ‎(true, real); see very.

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veracity ‎(countable and uncountable, plural veracities)

  1. (uncountable) (of a person) The quality of speaking or stating the truth; truthfulness.
  2. (countable) Something that is true; a truthful statement; a truth.
  3. (uncountable) Agreement with the facts; accordance with the truth; accuracy or precision.
  4. act of being exact and accurate.
  5. correctness and carefulness in one's plan of action.

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