Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Verisimilitude (Page: 1603)

Ver`i*si*mil"i*tude (?), n. [L. verisimilitudo: cf. OF. verisimilitude. See Verisimilar.] The quality or state of being verisimilar; the appearance of truth; probability; likelihood.

Verisimilitude and opinion are an easy purchase; but true knowledge is dear and difficult. Glanvill.
All that gives verisimilitude to a narrative. Sir. W. Scott.