What does veridical mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term veridical:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. veridical, real(adj)

    coinciding with reality

    "perceptual error...has a surprising resemblance to veridical perception"- F.A.Olafson


  1. veridical(Adjective)


  2. veridical(Adjective)

    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.

  3. Origin: From veridicus, from verus and dico.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Veridical(adj)

    truth-telling; truthful; veracious

  2. Origin: [L. veridicus; verus true + dicere to say, tell.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Veridical

    vē-rid′i-kal, adj. truthful, truth-telling: true.—adv. Verid′ically.—adj. Verid′icous, truthful. [L. verus, true, dicĕre, to say.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of veridical in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of veridical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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