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Literal

Pronunciation of Literal
/lˈɪtəɹə͡l/, /lˈɪtəɹə‍l/, /l_ˈɪ_t_ə_ɹ_əl/

Antonyms for literal:

false, fancy, inexact, imaginative, figurative.

Synonyms for literal:

Sense 2

direct.

Sense 3

conventional.

Other synonyms and related words:

hard, genuine, real, unrhetorical, veridical, erratum, direct, echt, existent, word for word, matter of fact, documentary, factual, verbal, plain, honest, denotative, typo, pure and simple, true, material, conventional, misprint, objective, tangible, typographical error, unembellished, literal error, nonfictional, substantial.

all (adjective)

genuine, real, actual.

fastidious (adjective)

perspicacious, exacting, prudish, diligent, choosy, prim, correct, mincing, priggish, methodical, picky, rigorous, finicky, critical, precise, scrupulous, accurate, persnickety, proper, demanding, epicurean, meticulous, careful, flawless, fastidious, conscientious, punctilious, fussy, delicate, Qualmish, dainty, particular, discerning, hypercritical, squeamish, discriminating, severe.

literal (adjective)

exact, verbatim, explicit, prosaic, authentic, actual, precise, overt, accurate.

precise (adjective)

accurate.

truthful (adjective)

honest.

unembellished (adjective)

unembellished.

unimaginative (adjective)

prosaic.

unoriginal (adjective)

conventional.

veridical (adjective)

veridical.

word for word; exact, real (adjective)

critical, accurate, actual, methodical, genuine, true, verbal, authentic, scrupulous, verbatim, plain.

letter (noun)

character, monogram, cipher, letter, alphabet, abc, vowel, consonant, upper case.

literal (noun)

actual, real, literal error, typographical error, explicit, genuine, word for word, unembellished, exact, pure and simple, denotative, true, misprint, typo, erratum, plain.

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