2. [syn: veracious, right]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Veracious \Ve*ra"cious\, a. [L. verax, -acis, fr. verus true.
1. Observant of truth; habitually speaking truth; truthful;
as, veracious historian.
The Spirit is most perfectly and absolutely
2. Characterized by truth; true; not false; as, a veracious
account or narrative.
The young, ardent soul that enters on this world
with heroic purpose, with veracious insight, will
find it a mad one. --Carlyle.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: habitually speaking the truth; "a veracious witness"
2: precisely accurate; "a veracious account" [syn: veracious,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
54 Moby Thesaurus words for "veracious":
actual, ascertained, attested, authenticated, categorically true,
certain, certified, confirmed, corroborated, demonstrated,
determined, direct, documentary, effectual, established, factual,
historical, not in error, objectively true, proved, real,
substantiated, sure-enough, true, true as gospel, true-meaning,
true-speaking, true-tongued, truth-bearing, truth-declaring,
truth-desiring, truth-filled, truth-guarding, truth-loving,
truth-passing, truth-speaking, truth-telling, truthful, unconfuted,
undeceitful, undeceptive, undenied, undoubted, unerroneous,
unfallacious, unfalse, unmistaken, unquestionable, unrefuted,
valid, validated, veridical, verified, veritable