veracity

[vuh-ras-i-tee]
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.

Origin:
1615–25; < Medieval Latin vērācitās, equivalent to Latin vērāc- (stem of vērāx) true + -itās- -ity

nonveracity, noun, plural nonveracities.


1. honesty, integrity, credibility.
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veracity (vɛˈræsɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  truthfulness or honesty, esp when consistent or habitual
2.  precision; accuracy
3.  something true; a truth
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin vērācitās, from Latin vērax; see veracious]

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veracity
1623, from Fr. véracité, from M.L. veracitatem (nom. veracitas) "truthfulness," from L. verax (gen. veracis) "truthful," from verus "true" (see very).
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Example sentences
The fact that he did not recognize the danger he was in makes me doubt his
  veracity and intelligence, if not his integrity.
Scientists regularly have to rely on a few dated observations of questionable
  veracity.
They don't know how to judge the quality and veracity of information for which
  they have no background.
Bloggers and users of social media set about trying to ascertain the veracity
  of this information.
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