Associations to the word «Factoid»


FACTOID, noun. An inaccurate statement or statistic believed to be true because of broad repetition, especially if cited in the media.
FACTOID, noun. An interesting item of trivia.

Dictionary definition

FACTOID, noun. Something resembling a fact; unverified (often invented) information that is given credibility because it appeared in print.
FACTOID, noun. A brief (usually one sentence and usually trivial) news item.

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin