verify + -ability
verifiability (usually uncountable, plural verifiabilities)
- The state or property of being capable of being verified; confirmability.
- 1887, J. M. Rigg, "The Place of Hypothesis in Experimental Science," Mind, vol. 12, no. 48, p. 559,
- Mill distinguished between hypotheses which rest on mere analogy and such as are capable of "being ultimately brought to the test of actual induction," claiming for the latter a verifiability which he denied to the former.
- 1973 , James C. McKeown, "Comparative Application of Market and Cost Based Accounting Models," Journal of Accounting Research, vol. 11, no. 1, p. 99,
- The verifiabilities of the other measurement systems were very similar.
- 2004, Mark Sanders, "Truths and Contestation: Literature in Law," Law and Literature, vol. 16, no. 3, p. 481,
- The issues of veracity and verifiability raised by testimony in trials emerge with a vengeance in the context of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
property of being capable of being verified