Definition of 'veracity'
Example sentences containing 'veracity'
The Times Literary Supplement (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It is up to the judge to decide the veracity of the claims.Times, Sunday Times (2010) FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003) KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)
Many people have questioned its veracity and suggested that digital technology may have been used to alter the image.Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2013)
There is some question as to whether it can be called a documentary because there has been doubt about the veracity of proceedings.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The veracity of those claims will be tested during the club's investigation.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
And yet acquiring evidence and testing the veracity of claims in past cases is hugely time-consuming and the results are unreliable.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Some questioned the veracity of the reports, fearing it could be an attempt to undermine the Nato air campaign.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The book is a strange beast, hard to make head or tail of, and not just because of the questions over veracity.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
On the other hand, claims of veracity would appear to move us away from art and towards reportage or some other form of non-fiction.The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
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