Ver"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Verities (#). [F. v'erit'e, L. veritas, fr. verus true. See Very.]

1.

The quality or state of being true, or real; consonance of a statement, proposition, or other thing, with fact; truth; reality.

"The verity of certain words."

Shak.

It is a proposition of eternal verity, that none can govern while he is despised. South.

2.

That which is true; a true assertion or tenet; a truth; a reality.

Mark what I say, which you shall find By every syllable a faithful verity. Shak.

 

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