Noun Veracity Definition and Examples


Noun:

Veracity

Pronunciation:

/vəˈrasɪti/

Definition:
1.

noun

Conformity to facts; accuracy.
  1. 'Fictional stories and dreams have precisely the same effect; veracity does not seem to be a central component.'
  2. 'If anyone doubted the veracity of his research or the authenticity of his photographs, he would fly into a violent rage.'
  3. 'Unfortunately, the marketability of spy stories is determined by their drama, not by their veracity.'
  4. 'Because of my developing view that there is often more verisimilitude than veracity in folk wisdom, I carried out a replication.'
  5. 'Some people have doubted its veracity, but I'm willing to take it at face value.'
  6. 'We have no reason to doubt the veracity of the Goodridges' stories.'
  7. 'Sometimes, photojournalism is so brilliant that a natural reaction is to doubt its veracity.'
  8. 'If lawyers have their doubts about the veracity of a case, are they going to be prosecuted for taking the case?'
  9. 'While commentators see the company continuing to dance around the facts they will continue to doubt the veracity of its message.'
  10. 'Whether this latter prediction had any veracity is debatable, as the troubled African country has been in a state of growing crisis for years.'
  11. 'voters should be concerned about his veracity and character'
  12. 'The ending is powerful, with the message that history is what you make of it, depending upon the veracity of those who wrote it.'
  13. 'Did they not realise the extent of Archer's problems with veracity?'
  14. 'It is a method for those who vote to assess the veracity and character of those who appear in the House.'
  15. 'If you doubt my veracity, MyDoom's ability to spoof icons should change your mind.'
((n.) The quality or state of being veracious; habitual observance of truth; truthfulness; truth; as, a man of veracity.)


noun, plural veracities for

4.

1. habitual observance of truth in speech or statement; truthfulness: He was not noted for his veracity.

2. conformity to truth or fact; accuracy: to question the veracity of his account.

3. correctness or accuracy, as of the senses or of a scientific instrument.

4. something veracious; a truth.


Examples:

"reports can have veracities."
"systems can have veracities."
"stories can have veracities."
"films can have veracities."
"evidences can have veracities."
"datas can have veracities."
"veracities can be over affairs."
"witnesses can have veracities."
"testings can have veracities."
"testimonies can have veracities."
"statements can have veracities."
"speculations can have veracities."
"rumors can have veracities."
"roles can have veracities."
"representations can have veracities."
"remarks can have veracities."
"promises can have veracities."
"prescriptions can have veracities."
"powers can have veracities."
"portrayals can have veracities."

Origin:
Early 17th century: from French véracité or medieval Latin veracitas, from verax ‘speaking truly’ (see veracious).

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