Simple Definition of verisimilitude
: the quality of seeming real
Examples of verisimilitude
<the novel's degree of verisimilitude is compromised by 18th-century characters who speak in very 21st-century English>
Origin of verisimilitude
Latin verisimilitudo, from verisimilis verisimilar, from veri similis like the truth
First Known Use: circa 1576
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