veridical

[ vuh-rid-i-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF veridical
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Yet the source of the message may have been perfectly "veridical."

Veridical warnings are a commonplace in the literature of all countries.

Since casual hallucinations of the sane, then, are thus frequent, we can hardly venture to assume that they are all veridical.

Perhaps the author went on to discuss “veridical hallucinations,” but his ideas about these things must be considered later.

In the meantime with shaking bodies and infirm gesture the Parcae began to intone their veridical chant.

I know of many people who have had veridical hallucinations, either during sleep or when awake.

Ah, would to God that I had now a bottle of the best wine that ever those drank who shall read this so veridical history!

At Paris, by lying Rumour which proved prophetic and veridical, the fall of Verdun was known some hours before it happened.

In the records of the mind, where the inner chronicle of life is written, they are intensely clear and veridical.

Your dream or hallucination is said to be veridical when it conveys an idea which is both true and previously unknown to you.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from Latin veridicus, from verum "truth," neuter of verus "true" (see very) + dic-, stem of dicere "to speak" (see diction).

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