from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Adherence to the truth; truthfulness. See Synonyms at truth.
- n. Conformity to fact or truth; accuracy or precision: a report of doubtful veracity.
- n. Something that is true.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Truthfulness
- n. Something that is true
- n. Accuracy or precision
- n. act of being exact and accurate.
- n. correctness and carefulness in one's plan of action.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being veracious; habitual observance of truth; truthfulness; truth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fact or character of being veracious or true.
- n. Consistency with truth; agreement with actual fact: as, the veracity of the senses.
- n. That which is true; that in which truth inheres; also, abstract truth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. unwillingness to tell lies
Medieval Latin vērācitās, from Latin vērāx, vērāc-, true; see veracious.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old French veracitie, from Medieval Latin vērācitās ("truthfulness"), from Latin vērāx ("truthful, speaking truth"), from vērus ("true, real"); see very. (Wiktionary)