inveracity

[in-vuh-ras-i-tee]
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Origin of inveracity

First recorded in 1860–65; in-3 + veracity
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Historical Examples of inveracity

  • You think the scene is Alexandria or the Spanish main, where you may let your imagination play revel to the extent of inveracity.

    Apologia pro Vita Sua

    John Henry Newman

  • Doubtless it is sent upon us for our sins; but had we not already a plague of inveracity?

  • On the other hand, it was the ossified form of the “aria” itself which led to inveracity of expression and decadence.


British Dictionary definitions for inveracity

inveracity

noun plural -ties formal, or euphemistic
  1. lying; untruthfulness
  2. an untruth; lie
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