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



BrE BrE//vəˈræsəti//
; NAmE NAmE//vəˈræsəti//
[uncountable] (formal) Honest
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the quality of being true; the habit of telling the truth synonym truth, truthfulness They questioned the veracity of her story. They had no reason to doubt his veracity. See related entries: Honest Word Originearly 17th cent.: from French véracité or medieval Latin veracitas, from verax ‘speaking truly’, from verus ‘true’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: veracity