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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in- entry 1 + veracity

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“Inveracity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inveracity. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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