factual

[fak-choo-uhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to facts; concerning facts: factual accuracy.
2.
based on or restricted to facts: a factual report.

Origin:
1825–35; fact + -ual, after effectual or actual

factually, adverb
factuality, factualness, noun
nonfactual, adjective
nonfactually, adverb
unfactual, adjective
unfactually, adverb
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factual (ˈfæktʃʊəl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or characterized by facts
2.  of the nature of fact; real; actual
 
'factualism
 
n
 
'factualist
 
n
 
factual'istic
 
adj
 
'factually
 
adv
 
'factualness
 
n
 
factu'ality
 
n

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factual
1834, from fact on model of actual. Related: Factually.
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Example sentences
But journalists ignore the both of us and prattle on regardless, as if it were
  factual.
Yet its reporting looks dryly factual to western eyes.
Any such objects will be returned to groups than can demonstrate a cultural
  affiliation or factual claim to them.
Unfortunately, there are a number of factual errors in this essay which
  undermine its credibility.
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