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Synonyms for factualness

the quality of being actual or factual

Synonyms for factualness

the quality of being actual or based on fact


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In another example, a spear (a Type 1 fact) is there, but a member of a secluded culture seeing a spear for the first time might not have the same sense of natural factualness about it as would a native who made and uses it.
The aftermath of partition is dealt with in the same, easy-going style but with the accuracy, factualness and discipline of a scholar and an historian.
Indeed, formalist neglect of the periodical has stemmed from at least two still-pervasive assumptions about the genre--not only this emphasis on the papers' factualness, but also the critical assumption that the essays circulating in the early public sphere lack aesthetic complexity.
He represents what he has done with such direct factualness as to make his actions not only factual but also faultless.
When information's evaluative nature is considered, the emphasis shifts from a regard for its factualness to its appropriateness for addressing the contingencies of life.
We are ready to die for an opinion but not for a fact: indeed, it is by our readiness to die that we try to prove the factualness of our opinion.
While the reviewers of course do not literally harm Keats (though Charles Brown would contend otherwise), they perform rhetorically the literal process Scarry calls "analogical verification" or "substantiation," in which "the sheer material factualness of the human body will be borrowed to lend [a] cultural construct the aura of 'realness' or 'certainty'" (14).
Although the studies examined only the fact portion of the fact/puff continuum suggested here, the failure to find differences, although possibly for other reasons discussed in the articles, is consistent with my arguments that explicit fact claims and puffery are not as different in perceived factualness as the regulatory view maintains (Preston 1998).
4) More than almost any other political figure, he claims objectivity and factualness.
that people like information and factualness," Rosenstiel continued, introducing survey results showing increasing public dissatisfaction with the media.
Similarly, Donald Ringnalda points out that for the former soldiers, who are the most exacting audience for the Vietnam story the standard of evaluation is "accuracy, factualness, faithful attention to details" (1990, 65).