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One entry found for factual.
Entry Word: factual
Function: adjective
Text: 1 restricted to or based on fact <a factual biography of George Washington that scoffs at the story about the cherry tree>
Synonyms documentary, hard, historical, literal, matter-of-fact, nonfictional, objective, true
Related Words actual, authentic, genuine, real; documented, established; reliable, verifiable; demonstrable, provable; incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, irrefutable, undeniable, unquestionable; plain, simple, unexaggerated; certain, undoubted
Near Antonyms hypothetical, speculative, theoretical (also theoretic); fabulous, fanciful, imaginary, legendary, mythical (or mythic); embroidered, exaggerated
Antonyms fictional, fictionalized, fictitious, nondocumentary, nonhistorical
2 existing in fact and not merely as a possibility <a serious scientist, she is only interested in factual phenomena and lets others speculate about the hypothetical> -- see ACTUAL