Definition of veracious in English:



  • Speaking or representing the truth.

    ‘a veracious account’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘America's veracious demand is a particularly important factor in these growing global-scale problems.’
    • ‘It is disheartening for a veracious researcher to debunk this Caspian megalomania.’
    • ‘It is such a rarity to discover an album that is held together by songs of veracious beauty.’
    true, accurate, veritable, correct, errorless, unerring, exact, precise, factual, literal, realistic, authentic, faithful, close, strict, just, unelaborated, unvarnished
    truthful, honest, sincere, frank, candid, honourable, reputable, trustworthy, trusty, reliable, dependable, scrupulous, upright, upstanding, ethical, moral, righteous, virtuous, decent, good
    on the nail, spot on, as true as i'm sitting here, as true as i'm standing here
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Late 17th century: from Latin verax, verac- (from verus true) + -ious.