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    verisimilitude

    verisimilitude - Dictionary definition and meaning for word verisimilitude

    Definition
    (noun) the appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verisimilitude

ver + similar + tude; 'ver' means true and 'tude' means a state, so 'verisimilitude'means 'the state of being true'.

Verisimilitude..very + similar + attitude... she tried to put up a very similar attitude.... (verisimilitude..try to put up an appearance).

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veri + simili + tude : very similar to truth. Therefore, quality of seeming truth.

VERISIMILITUDE=VERITY+SIMILITUDE. In other words, VERITY confirmed by APPEARANCE.

ver (truth) + similitude >>> similar to truth..

very + simple + dude in party as real and truth appearance

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