|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
the appearance of being true
Although fairy tales contain much material that is highly fanciful, they must nevertheless have a degree of verisimilitude in order to attract and hold the interest of readers.
Related English word: verisimilar (appearing to be true)
Latin root words: verisimilitudo, verisimilitudinis, f. - probability; similis, silile - like, similar (to)