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verity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of verity

  1. 1 agreement with fact or reality <the local tourist bureau is less concerned with the verity of the legend than the fact that it attracts visitors to the area> Synonyms facticity, factuality, sooth, trueness, truthRelated Words accuracy, accurateness, actuality, authenticity, correctness; credibility, honesty, trustability, trustiness, trustworthiness, truthfulness, veracity; dependability, reliabilityNear Antonyms erroneousness, fallaciousness, fallacy; falsehood, fiction, half-truth, lie; impreciseness, imprecision, inaccuracy, incorrectness, inexactitude, inexactness; deceit, dishonesty, equivocation, lying, mendaciousness, mendacity, prevarication, untruthfulnessAntonyms falseness, falsity, untruth

  2. 2 devotion to telling the truth <no one is questioning your verity—just your memory of events that happened long ago> Synonyms integrity, probity, truthfulness, veracity, honestyRelated Words honor, honorableness, incorruptibility, rectitude, righteousness, right-mindedness, scrupulosity, scrupulousness, uprightness; artlessness, candidness, candor, forthrightness, frankness, good faith, guilelessness, ingenuousness, plainspokenness, sincerity, straightforwardness; dependability, reliability, reliableness, trustability, trustiness, trustworthiness; accuracy, objectivity; authenticity, correctness, genuineness, truth; credibilityNear Antonyms artifice, cozenage, crookedness, deception, dissembling, dissimulation, double-dealing, dupery, duplicity, fakery, falseness, falsity, fraudulentness, hypocrisy, insincerity, two-facedness; beguilement, craftiness, cunning, cunningness, furtiveness, guile, indirection, insidiousness, oiliness, perfidy, slickness, slipperiness, slyness, smoothness, treacherousness, trickery, underhandedness, unscrupulousness, wiliness; equivocation, prevarication; exaggeration, inaccuracyAntonyms deceit, deceitfulness, dishonesty, lying, mendaciousness, mendacity, untruthfulness




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