factuality

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Etymology[edit]

factual +‎ -ity

Noun[edit]

factuality ‎(countable and uncountable, plural factualities)

  1. The state or quality of being factual.
  2. That which is factual.
    • 2007 November 7, Samuel G. Freedman, “New Class(room) War: Teacher vs. Technology”, in New York Times[1]:
      Just as fiction can limn truths beyond the grasp of factuality, Professor Nazemis' act of guerrilla theater, which he recounted last week in a telephone interview, attested to the exasperation of countless teachers and professors in the computer era.

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