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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: verisimilitudo, from verisimilis 'probable', from veri similis 'like the truth'

verisimilitude

noun
     
ver‧i‧si‧mil‧i‧tude [uncountable] formal
the quality of being true or real:
questions about the verisimilitude of the document

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