Verisimilitude

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Verisimilitude Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Verisimilitude'


  • Verisimilitude: For verisimilitude in literature, see Verisimilitude (literature). For other uses, see Verisimilitude (disambiguation). Verisimilitude is a philosophical
  • Verisimilitude (narrative): For other uses, see Verisimilitude (disambiguation). Verisimilitude, in a narrow sense, is the likeness or semblance of a narrative to reality, or to
  • Verisimilitude (disambiguation): Verisimilitude is the resemblance to reality, or the property of seeming true. It may refer to: Verisimilitude (literature), the appearance of reality

'Verisimilitude' example sentence in quotations


* Merely corroborative detail, intended to give artistic verisimilitude to an otherwise bald and unconvincing narrative. - W. S. Gilbert


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Verisimilitude Sample Sentences in News


  • How the Smithsonian made Obama's historic 3D-printed bust
    Museums are replete with exquisite, lifelike busts of U.S. presidents and heads of state. Many were made when their subjects, such as George Washington and Ben Franklin, were still alive Yet, for all their verisimilitude, they’re still artists’ interpretations of what these historical figures looked like. President Barack Obama’s bust, by contrast, is a kind Read more on this news related to 'Verisimilitude'

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