Veritable vs Attested - What's the difference?
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Veritable is a related term of attested.
As adjectives the difference between veritable and attested
is that veritable
is veritable while attested
is proven; shown to be true with evidence.
As a verb attested is
- Life in the Middle Ages was a colossal religious game. The
dominant value was salvation in a life hereafter. Emphasizing
that "to divorce medieval hysteria from its time and place is
not possible,"21 Gallinek observes:
It was the aim of man to leave all things worldly as far behind as
possible, and already during lifetime to approach the kingdom of
heaven. The aim was salvation. Salvation was the Christian master
motive.—The ideal man of the Middle Ages was free of all fear
because he was sure of salvation, certain of eternal bliss. He was
the saint, and the saint, not the knight nor the troubadour, is the
veritable ideal of the Middle Ages.22
- He is a veritable swine.
- A fair is a veritable smorgasbord. (From ).
Proven; shown to be true with evidence
Supported with testimony
Certified as good, correct, or pure
* 1599 , , First Folio edition, Act V, Scene 1:
- A Contract of eternall bond of loue,
- Confirm'd by mutuall ioynder of your hands,
(linguistics) Of words or languages, proven to have existed by records.
- Atte?ted by the holy clo?e of lippes,
* The word slæpwerig'' (sleep-weary) is attested in the Exeter Book in the form ''slæpwerigne .
- A term should be included if it's likely that someone would run accross it and want to know what it means. This in turn leads to the somewhat more formal guideline of including a term if it is attested' and ' idiomatic .