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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ver·i·ty /ˈvɛrəti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ver·i·ty n.; pl. Verities
 1. The quality or state of being true, or real; consonance of a statement, proposition, or other thing, with fact; truth; reality.  “The verity of certain words.”
    It is a proposition of eternal verity, that none can govern while he is despised.   --South.
 2. That which is true; a true assertion or tenet; a truth; a reality.
 Mark what I say, which you shall find
 By every syllable a faithful verity.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: conformity to reality or actuality; "they debated the truth
           of the proposition"; "the situation brought home to us
           the blunt truth of the military threat"; "he was famous
           for the truth of his portraits"; "he turned to religion
           in his search for eternal verities" [syn: truth, the
           true] [ant: falsity]
      2: an enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic