WORD OF THE DAY
Verisimilitude
ver-ə-sə-MIL-ə-tood
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Latin, 16th century
1

The appearance of truth or resembling reality

2

Something that only appears to be true

Examples of Verisimilitude in a sentence

“The critics panned the new movie as lacking verisimilitude with over-the-top acting.”

“Her claim of being 45 years old was verisimilitude — her secret was that she was really 59.”

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