Veridical Definition

Truthful; veracious.
Webster's New World
Coinciding with future events or apparently unknowable present realities.
A veridical hallucination.
American Heritage
Corresponding with reality or facts.
Webster's New World

Pertaining to an experience, perception, or interpretation that accurately represents reality; as opposed to imaginative, unsubstantiated, illusory, or delusory.

Few believe that all claimed religious experiences are veridical.

Origin of Veridical

  • From Latin vēridicus vērus true wērə-o- in Indo-European roots dīcere to say deik- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin veridicus (“truly said"), from verus (“true") and dÄ«cō (“I say").

    From Wiktionary

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