inveracity

noun in·veracity \ ¦in+ \

Definition of inveracity

1 :lack of truth :falseness
  • forced to recognize its inadequacy, its palpable inveracity
  • —G. J. Becker
2 :an intentional falsehood :lie
  • the bogus anecdotes of his conversation were not, I am convinced, plain inveracities, but things which he had imagined
  • —Christopher Hollis

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Origin and Etymology of inveracity

1in- + veracity


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