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inveracity

in·ve·rac·i·ty

inveracity

pronunciation:
In v rae sih ti
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: inveracities
definition 1: untruthfulness; dishonesty; mendacity.
antonyms:
veracity
definition 2: an untruth; lie; falsehood.
antonyms:
veracity
Word Parts
The word inveracity contains the following parts:
in-2 Latin prefix that means not, without
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The prefix in-2 occurs in Latin loanwords and attaches to Latinate bases. The bases of most words prefixed with in-2 are independent adjectives (inadvertent , incognizant ), although the base adjective may no longer be in widespread use (as with incessant ). Exceptions include iniquitous and indignant . -in2 has multiple forms, as the 'n' sound in in-2 assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms ig-, il-2, im-2, and ir-2.
ver Latin root that means truth