Factual meaning

făk'cho͝o-əl
Of or containing facts.
adjective
7
1
Of or containing facts.
adjective
4
2
The definition of factual is true or concerned with actual details or information rather than ideas or feelings about it.

A claim that it was 20 degrees yesterday is an example of something that is factual as long as it is true.

Statistics on weather over the past five years is an example of factual information.

adjective
4
3
Having the nature of fact; real; actual.
adjective
3
1
Of or characterised by or consisting of facts.
adjective
3
1
Advertisement
Of the nature of fact; real.
adjective
1
2

Origin of factual

From fact and -al (improperly formed, after analogy of actual).