veracity
I noun accuracy, actuality, artlessness, authenticity, candidness, candor, conformity to fact, correctness, credibility, exactitude, exactness, factualness, faithfulness, frankness, genuiness, guilelessness, honesty, ingenuousness, integrity, precision, principle, probity, rectitude, sincerity, trustworthiness, truth, truthfulness, veraciousness, veridicality, Veritas, verity, virtue associated concepts: reputation for veracity, veracity of a witness II index credibility, honesty, probity, reality, rectitude, truth, validity

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


veracity
n.
Truth; honesty; accuracy.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


veracity
n.
1 Honesty; credibility; truthfulness, as in, "the witness's previous criminal record brings into question his veracity."
2 The accuracy of an account of an event.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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