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Meaning of VERISIMILITUDE

Pronunciation:  `verisi'mili`tood

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true
 

VERISIMILITUDE is a 14 letter word that starts with V.

 

 See Also: color, colour, semblance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ver`i*si*mil"i*tude\, n. [L. verisimilitudo: cf.
OF. verisimilitude. See {Verisimilar}.]
The quality or state of being verisimilar; the appearance of
truth; probability; likelihood.

      Verisimilitude and opinion are an easy purchase; but
      true knowledge is dear and difficult.    --Glanvill.

      All that gives verisimilitude to a narrative. --Sir. W.
                                               Scott.

 

 

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