- habitually speaking the truth; truthful; honest: a veracious witness.
- characterized by truthfulness; true, accurate, or honest in content: a veracious statement; a veracious account.
Origin of veracious
1, 2. mendacious.
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Yet, to the veracity of God he appeals for the veraciousness of our primary beliefs.The Philosophy of Natural Theology
- habitually truthful or honest
- accurate; precise
C17: from Latin vērax, from vērus true
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Word Origin and History for veraciousness
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