Definition of verity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈverəti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈverəti//
    (pl. verities)
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  1. 1[usually plural] (formal) a belief or principle about life that is accepted as true the eternal verities of life
  2. 2[uncountable] (old use) truth
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French verite, from Latin veritas, from verus ‘true’.
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