Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Want of veracity; untruth; falsehood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Want of veracity; untruthfulness.

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  • noun Lack of veracity; untruthfulness.

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Examples

  • With the arrival of the first stampeders, Bonanza Creek woke up, and thereupon began a long-distance race between unveracity and truth, wherein, lie no matter how fast, men were continually overtaken and passed by truth.

    Chapter X

  • The Alaskan gold hunter is proverbial, not so much for his unveracity, as for his inability to tell the precise truth.

    The Gold Hunters of the North

  • I hope that woman in Reno will read these lines and forgive me my gracelessness and unveracity.

    Confession

  • Thus, silly reportorial unveracity usually proves extraordinary truth a liar.

    CHAPTER XVI

  • "Sailors are notorious for their unveracity, are they not?" the lady voiced her flat conclusion in the form of a tentative query.

    CHAPTER XVI

  • The description is put into the mouth of Fray Antonio Agapidda, a fictitious chronicler invented by Irving, an unfortunate intervention which gives to the whole book an air of unveracity:

    Washington Irving

  • The _un_veracities, escorted each unveracity of them by its corresponding misery and penalty; the phantasms and fatuities, and ten-years 'corn-law debatings, that shall walk the earth at noonday, must needs be numerous!

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 333, July 1843

  • I was doomed to be quickly undeceived; and as I doubt not Harry will be giving you his own version of the affair, over a glass of wine, some three weeks hence, at the Hall, you shall know beforehand how much to allow, in this matter, for his habitual unveracity, or rather love of romance.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 62, No. 384, October 1847

  • "Sailors are notorious for their unveracity, are they not?" the lady voiced her flat conclusion in the form of a tentative query.

    Chapter 16

  • Thus, silly reportorial unveracity usually proves extraordinary truth a liar.

    Chapter 16

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