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Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, mid-17th century




Coinciding with reality.

Examples of Veridical in a sentence

"I can always count on my mother to give veridical advice."

"Even when I daydream, my thoughts remain quite veridical."

About Veridical

Veridical originates from the Latin word "veridicus," which means "to say truth." The adjective can describe something truthful, or something in reality — similar usages, but there are shades of nuance between reality and truth.

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