As introduced for the first time on The Colbert Report.

Factiness (adjective)

  1. The only "facts" that come from the gut consisting of 'truths' that Stephen can prove or we can't disprove, which protect The Heroes
  • Fact: Used for the first time on January 8th, 2007.
  • Fact: In under a year, when factiness is in widespread use like truthiness, the wordinistas will be begging for interviews with Dr. Colbert.
  • Fact: No dictionaries on the Internets had factiness as of the day after Dr. Colbert defined it. This won't stop them from searching for some old, obscure book that no one ever read that uses the word, even if in a completely different sense.

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