Definition of veridical in English:

veridical

Line breaks: ver¦idi|cal
Pronunciation: /vɪˈrɪdɪk(ə)l
 
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adjective

formal
  • 1Truthful: [as noun]: Pilate’s attitude to the veridical
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    • According to Buddhist prama tenets, there are only two valid and authoritative means of veridical cognition.
    • It is virtually impossible to find a veridical characterization of the secular left from anywhere on the right.
    • This system cannot distinguish veridical from false memories, organize the retrieval output, or guide a retrieval search.
  • 1.1Coinciding with reality: such memories are not necessarily veridical
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    • But there was no assumption that this was a veridical model of reality.
    • Less aggressive children, on the other hand, may have been more veridical in their self-descriptions.
    • This criterion presupposes that the protocol algorithm is veridical.

Derivatives

veridicality

Pronunciation: /-ˈkalɪti/
noun
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  • The rankings presented here were those that were found reasonable by one of the authors - they have no further claim of veridicality.
  • This provided a stable framework from which to generate hypotheses, and a sense of conceptual unity and veridicality about the work.

veridically

adverb
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  • For example, we might veridically observe a surface through a microscope of the same power which did not appear to have any bumps or crevices.
  • Findings showed that adults learned the variation veridically when it was simple, but failed when it was more complex.
  • I have not seen a veridically mounted capacitive sensor.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin veridicus (from verus 'true' + dicere 'say') + -al.

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