- truthful; veracious.
- corresponding to facts; not illusory; real; actual; genuine.
Origin of veridical
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I have often observed ordinary writing, but I have never obtained a veridic paranormal fact in this way.Metapsychical Phenomena
- psychol of or relating to revelations in dreams, hallucinations, etc, that appear to be confirmed by subsequent events
Word Origin for veridical
C17: from Latin vēridicus, from vērus true + dīcere to say
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Word Origin and History for veridic
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