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veracious Syllabification: ve·ra·cious
Pronunciation: /vəˈrāSHəs/

Definition of veracious in English:


Speaking or representing the truth.
Example sentences
  • America's veracious demand is a particularly important factor in these growing global-scale problems.
  • I am completely convinced that not everyone is capable of presenting Don Juan on the stage as the veracious lover type of figure.
  • It is disheartening for a veracious researcher to debunk this Caspian megalomania.


Example sentences
  • After the Promise is one of the most veraciously sentimental films of its period.
  • Its presence is veraciously awe-inspiring and still a bit surreal.
  • According to the calculations of the groundhog, veraciously reported yesterday, we are to have forty days of wintry weather, counting from Sunday.
Example sentences
  • She has such a negative view on the veraciousness of the subject.
  • Your life experience has really given you the ability to speak with veraciousness and frankness.
  • This talk will be about the veraciousness of sources.


Late 17th century: from Latin verax, verac- (from verus 'true') + -ious.

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