One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Speaking or representing the truth.
true, accurate, veritable, correct, errorless, unerring, exact, precise, factual, literal, realistic, authentic, faithful, close, strict, just, unelaborated, unvarnishedView synonyms
- ‘It is such a rarity to discover an album that is held together by songs of veracious beauty.’
- ‘I was all alone until I met Aya, a young, veracious girl, when I was eight.’
- ‘I am completely convinced that not everyone is capable of presenting Don Juan on the stage as the veracious lover type of figure.’
- ‘It is disheartening for a veracious researcher to debunk this Caspian megalomania.’
- ‘America's veracious demand is a particularly important factor in these growing global-scale problems.’
Late 17th century: from Latin verax, verac- (from verus ‘true’) + -ious.
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