Verity is defined as the quality of being true or factual.
When you fact-check to confirm that a story is true, this is an example of when you confirmverity.
- conformity to truth or fact; truth; reality
- pl. -·ties a principle, belief, etc. taken to be fundamentally and permanently true; a truth; a reality
Origin of verityMiddle English verite from Old French verite(t) from Classical Latin veritas, truth from verus, true: see very
- The quality or condition of being true, factual, or real.
- Something, such as a statement or principle, that is true, especially an enduring truth. See Synonyms at truth.
Origin of verityMiddle English verite truth from Old French from Latin vēritās from vērus true ; see wērə-o- in Indo-European roots.