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verisimilitude

Pronunciation: /ˌverəsəˈmɪlətuːd; ˌverɪsɪˈmɪlɪtjuːd/

Translation of verisimilitude in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • [formal] verosimilitud (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • That is, does it have verisimilitude, the appearance of being true or real?
    • As a novelist, I strive for verisimilitude: the appearance of reality.
    • In other words, Clarissa's language mirrors the novel's verisimilitude, while Lovelace's repeats the figures of fiction's past.

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