COUNTERFACTUAL

noun. With regard to language, a proclamation that is adverse to truth, specifically when utilized to develop a conditional clause.

COUNTERFACTUAL: "Counterfactual information is not always obvious to those receiving it."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "COUNTERFACTUAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/counterfactual/ (accessed June 27, 2017).
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