Meaning of verisimilitude

ver•i•si•mil•i•tude

Pronunciation: (ver"u-si-mil'i-td", -tyd"), [key]
— n.
  1. the appearance or semblance of truth; likelihood; probability: The play lacked verisimilitude.
  2. something, as an assertion, having merely the appearance of truth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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