VERACITY in a Sentence

Learn VERACITY from example sentences; some of them are from classic books. These examples are selected from a corpus with 300,000 sentences, including classic works and current mainstream media. Some sentences also link to their contexts.

Example sentences for VERACITY, such as:

1. I can speak to his veracity.
2. She was almost renowned in the congregation for this imperturbable veracity.

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 Meanings and Examples of VERACITY
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 n.  truthfulness; unwillingness to tell lies
Classic Sentence:
1  Of what he has particularly accused me I am ignorant; but of the truth of what I shall relate, I can summon more than one witness of undoubted veracity.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 35
2  And, as truth always forces its way into rational minds, so this honest worthy gentleman, who had some tincture of learning, and very good sense, was immediately convinced of my candour and veracity.
Gulliver's Travels 1 By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER VIII.
3  The captain, a wise man, after many endeavours to catch me tripping in some part of my story, at last began to have a better opinion of my veracity.
Gulliver's Travels 2 By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: CHAPTER XI.
4  It had been her experience that the liar was the hottest to defend his veracity, the coward his courage, the ill-bred his gentlemanliness, and the cad his honor.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
5  Here are three instances, then, which I personally know the truth of; but I have heard of many other instances from persons whose veracity in the matter there is no good ground to impeach.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
6  Benedetto maintained the truth of what he had said, and accompanied it with details that did more honor to his imagination than to his veracity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
7  She was almost renowned in the congregation for this imperturbable veracity.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  Asserting his veracity, young George Washington proclaimed, "Father, I cannot tell a lie!"
2  I can speak to his veracity.