Associations to the word «Factual»


FACTUAL, adjective. Of or characterised by or consisting of facts.
FACTUAL RELATIVISM, noun. (philosophy of science) The view that scientific facts about the world are not absolute, but are relative to historical eras and to evolving scientific theories.
FACTUAL RELATIVISM, noun. (philosophy) (sociology) The claim that the world itself, or the facts about the world, are different for different individuals, or groups, or cultures.

Dictionary definition

FACTUAL, adjective. Existing in act or fact; "rocks and trees...the actual world"; "actual heroism"; "the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced".
FACTUAL, adjective. Of or relating to or characterized by facts; "factual considerations".

Wise words

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