inveracity

[ in-vuh-ras-i-tee ]
/ ˌɪn vəˈræs ɪ ti /

noun, plural in·ve·rac·i·ties for 2.

untruthfulness; mendacity.
an untruth; falsehood.

Nearby words

  1. inventive,
  2. inventively,
  3. inventor,
  4. inventory,
  5. inver grove heights,
  6. inveraray,
  7. invercargill,
  8. inverclyde,
  9. inverness,
  10. inverness-shire

Origin of inveracity

First recorded in 1860–65; in-3 + veracity

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Examples from the Web for inveracity

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

  • 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?



British Dictionary definitions for inveracity

inveracity

/ (ˌɪnvəˈræsɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties formal, or euphemistic

lying; untruthfulness
an untruth; lie
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