verisimilitude

as in realism
realistic depiction in art and literature the novel's degree of verisimilitude is compromised by 18th-century characters who speak in very 21st-century English

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“Verisimilitude.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/verisimilitude. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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