factuality

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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