Associations to the word «Verity»


VERITY, noun. (archaic) Truth, fact or reality, especially an enduring religious or ethical truth.
VERITY, noun. A true statement; an established doctrine.
VERITY, proper noun. A female given name derived from the Latin for truth; one of the Puritan virtue names.

Dictionary definition

VERITY, noun. Conformity to reality or actuality; "they debated the truth of the proposition"; "the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat"; "he was famous for the truth of his portraits"; "he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities".
VERITY, noun. An enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic truth.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke