Definitions for veridicalvəˈrɪd ɪ kəl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ve•rid•i•calvəˈrɪd ɪ kəl(adj.)
corresponding to facts; actual; genuine.
Origin of veridical:
1645–55; < L vēridicus (vēr(us) true +-i- -i - +-dicus, adj. der. of dīcere to speak) + -al1
coinciding with reality
"perceptual error...has a surprising resemblance to veridical perception"- F.A.Olafson
Pertaining to an experience, perception, or interpretation that accurately represents reality; as opposed to imaginative, unsubstantiated, illusory, or delusory.
Few believe that all claimed religious experiences are veridical.
Origin: From veridicus, from verus and dico.
truth-telling; truthful; veracious