being truly or very much so: a veritable triumph.
Obsolete. true, as a statement or tale.
- ver·i·ta·ble·ness, noun
- ver·i·ta·bly, adverb
- non·ver·i·ta·ble, adjective
- non·ver·i·ta·ble·ness, noun
- non·ver·i·ta·bly, adverb
- un·ver·i·ta·ble, adjective
- un·ver·i·ta·ble·ness, noun
- un·ver·i·ta·bly, adverb
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How to use veritable in a sentence
The current state of alt fashion is the outcome of 2020s late-stage capitalism’s limitless manufacturing possibilities and a veritable ocean of content, inadequately sourced and dated thanks to a Tumblr- and Pinterest-inspired archival conundrum.
The series, directed by Zachary Heinzerling, is so relaxed that you almost forget you’re watching a veritable rock’n’roll god in action.Three New Music Documentaries Celebrate the Cosmic Connection Between Artist and Audience | Stephanie Zacharek | July 2, 2021 | Time
Chauvin and the other officers had placed Floyd in what was referred to as a prone restraint position—pinned face down in a veritable vise, with three police officers on top, the hard pavement underneath, and Chauvin’s knee on his neck.The Verdict on Derek Chauvin: A New Ending to a Familiar Tale | Milton Coleman | April 26, 2021 | TruthBeTold.news
The open ocean is a veritable soup of tiny critters, including newborn fishes.Dazzling underwater photos capture new views and scientific detail of fish larvae | Devin A. Reese | March 30, 2021 | Science News
A veritable army of neuroscientists and electrophysiologists around the world are developing steadily deeper insights into the degree that electric and magnetic fields—“brainwaves” or “neural oscillations”—seem to reveal key aspects of consciousness.The Link Between Bioelectricity and Consciousness - Facts So Romantic | Tam Hunt | March 10, 2021 | Nautilus
And the capital city is a veritable utopia of acceptance and integration.
One of the stores Pragnell is referring to is Bodega Mi Amiga, a veritable institution on Via Porras in downtown Panama City.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama | Jeff Campagna | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Selter, on the other hand, has turned her butt selfies—and the buzz they generate—into a veritable business.Back Off, B*tches. There’s Only One Butt Selfie Queen | Cheryl Wischhover | May 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A drive to the Snæfellsnes peninsula—seriously, these names—is a veritable coastline journey to the center of the Earth.
In a veritable Mapplethorpe renaissance, two exhibitions have launched in tandem dedicated to his work.
We are literally correct in saying that a veritable revolution has already been effected—and the end is not yet.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
Robertson was a veritable Hotspur and upset for a time the serenity of our meetings.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
And really, the little dove-cote, as Mrs. Prentice had called their new home, was a veritable love of a place!The Girls of Central High on the Stage | Gertrude W. Morrison
She turned from him with overflowing heart, stifling her tears, but with a veritable volcano of emotion within her young breast.The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
A veritable Judas, preparing to forswear his people and their cause, willing to lie and deny his participation.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
British Dictionary definitions for veritable
(intensifier; usually qualifying a word used metaphorically): he's a veritable swine!
rare genuine or true; proper: I require veritable proof
- veritableness, noun
- veritably, adverb
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