- The definition of veracious is an unwillingness to tell lies, or someone or something that is true and accurate.
If you are asked a question and you know that telling the truth will get you into trouble but you do it anyway, this is an example of veracious.
veracious definition by Webster's New World
- habitually truthful; honest
- true; accurate
Origin: ; from Classical Latin verax, speaking truly ; from verus, true: see very
veracious definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Honest; truthful.
- Accurate; precise.
Origin: From Latin vērāx, vērāc-, truthful, from vērus, true; see wērə-o- in Indo-European roots.
- ve·raˈcious·ly adverb
- ve·raˈcious·ness noun