literal

Noun
  1. A mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind (synset 106782461)
Adjective
  1. Being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something (synset 302470192)
    "her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a desert"; "a genuine dilemma"
  2. Without interpretation or embellishment (synset 300918097)
    "a literal depiction of the scene before him"
  3. Limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text (synset 301421662)
    "a literal translation"
  4. Avoiding embellishment or exaggeration (used for emphasis) (synset 301798183)
    "it's the literal truth"

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