veritas


veritas

noun Latin.

  1. truth.

Latin.

  1. in wine there is truth.

Latin.

  1. truth is great and will prevail.

Latin.

  1. truth conquers all things.

  1. in wine there is truth; people speak the truth when they are drunk
n.

Latin, literally “truth, truthfulness,” from verus “true” (see very). Latin phrase in vino veritas is attributed to Pliny the Elder, though there is a Greek version of it.

A Latin phrase suggesting that people are more likely to say what they really feel under the influence of alcohol. It means, “There is truth in wine.”

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