noun, plural ver·i·ties for 2.
- verkhoyansk range,
Origin of verity
Examples from the Web for verity
Paleoconservative Jesse Helms objected to Verity because the nominee favored increased trade with the Soviet Union.The Republicans’ Ugly and Shameful Chuck Hagel Filibuster|John Avlon|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now all this is verity, hence we call this the Story of the Grail, and it shall be henceforth known as the Grail.Studies on the Legend of the Holy Grail|Alfred Nutt
It is, in verity, as if my senseless clay were pelted, as we heard of Evan at his first Lymport boys' school.Evan Harrington, Complete|George Meredith
Sparkling wine, that looseneth the tongue, and displayeth the verity, hath also the quality of colouring it.The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete|George Meredith
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for verity
late 14c., from Anglo-French and Old French verite "truth," from Latin veritatem (nominative veritas) "truth, truthfulness," from verus "true" (see very). Modern French vérité, literally "truth," borrowed 1966 as a term for naturalism or realism in film, etc.