noun (plural verities)
- 1A true principle or belief, especially one of fundamental importance: the eternal veritiesMore example sentences
- You are full of enthusiasm for the eternal verities - life is worth living, and then out of sinful curiosity you open a newspaper.
- To quote the eternal verities of the Muppet Show: ‘It is at times like these that I am proud to be an American Bald Eagle.’
- No, we need something that will * really * get the Church in touch with the eternal verities for which contemporary American culture stands!
- 1.1 [mass noun] Truth: irrefutable, objective verityMore example sentences
- In fact, a case can be made that the Internet in general represent the new Truth Police in an era of increasingly elusive verity.
- The deal is, he writes better stuff, but I'm more prolific, thus illustrating the eternal economic verity: Quality.
- Yet with The Quiet American, Noyce aims at verity, not controversy; he seeks admission, not outrage.
late Middle English: from Old French verite, from Latin veritas, from verus 'true'.
More definitions of verityDefinition of verity in:
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