What is another word for veridical?

Pronunciation: [vɛɹˈɪdɪkə͡l] (IPA)

Veridical is a word that refers to something that is truthful, genuine, accurate, and authentic. Here are some synonyms for veridical: truthful, accurate, factual, genuine, authentic, honest, objective, credible, reliable, sincere, trustworthy, legitimate, valid, real, exact, and precise. These synonyms can be used interchangeably to convey the same meaning as veridical. Veridical is often used to describe something that is free from bias and reflects reality with honesty. By using synonyms such as true or authentic, one can describe the same thing with different words and convey the same message effectively.

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What are the hypernyms for Veridical?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for veridical?

Veridical, meaning truthful or accurate, has several antonyms that refer to concepts or actions that deviate from the truth or accuracy. Some antonyms for veridical include mendacious, deceitful, false, and dishonest. Mendacious suggests a tendency or pervasiveness of lying or dishonesty, whereas deceitful implies being or acting deceptive to intentionally cause harm or gain advantage. False describes statements, beliefs, or things that are inaccurate or untrue. Dishonest, on the other hand, connotes a lack of integrity or morality in one's actions or intentions. These antonyms serve as counterpoints to veridical by emphasizing the importance of being truthful and accurate in communication, beliefs, and behavior.

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Usage examples for Veridical

They sauntered through the garden walks for a while, long enough to have ascertained that there was not a veridical phantom among the flowers, if they had been looking, and then when they came to their accustomed seat, they sat down, and she said, "I don't know that I've seen the moon so clear since we left Carlsbad."
"Their Silver Wedding Journey"
William Dean Howells
There is always a preponderance of the trivial-though the advocates of spiritism claim, and the justice of this claim must be allowed, that this is inevitable and that only through the veridical character of the inconsequential can the consequential be established.
"Modern Religious Cults and Movements"
Gaius Glenn Atkins
In the records of the mind, where the inner chronicle of life is written, they are intensely clear and veridical.
"The Valley of Vision"
Henry Van Dyke

Famous quotes with Veridical

  • Lying, as we all know, does not take place only in war-time. Man, it has been said, is not "a veridical animal," but his habit of lying is not nearly so extraordinary as his amazing readiness to believe. It is, indeed, because of human credulity that lies flourish.They cannot afford to tell the truth. In some cases it must be admitted that at the moment they do not know what the truth is.
    Arthur Ponsonby

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