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verisimilitude

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From Latin vērīsimilitūdō (likeness to truth), more correctly written separately as vērī similitūdō; from vērī, genitive singular of vērus (true, real), + similitūdō (likeness, resemblance).

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verisimilitude (plural verisimilitudes)

  1. The property of seeming true, of resembling reality; resemblance to reality, realism.
  2. A statement which merely appears to be true.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin vērīsimilitūdō (likeness to truth), more correctly written separately as vērī similitūdō; from vērī, genitive singular of vērus (true, real), + similis (like, resembling, similar).

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verisimilitude f (plural verisimilitudes)

  1. verisimilitude