February 14, 2011

Word of the Day: Verisimilitude

Verisimilitude \ver-uh-suh-MIL-uh-tood\ noun

1. The appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true.
2. Something that has the appearance of being true of real.

Origin: Verisimilitude comes from Latin verisimilitudo, from verisimilis, from verus "true" + similis "like, resembling, similar." The adjective form is verisimilar.

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