Synonyms for historical

Synonyms for (adjective) historical

Synonyms: historic, historical

Definition: belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past

Usage: historic victories; historical (or historic) times; a historical character

Similar words: past

Definition: earlier than the present time; no longer current

Usage: time past; his youth is past; this past Thursday; the past year


Synonyms: historical

Definition: having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary

Usage: the historical Jesus; doubt that a historical Camelot every existed; actual historical events

Similar words: existent, real

Definition: being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory

Usage: real objects; real people; not ghosts; a film based on real life; a real illness; real humility; Life is real! Life is earnest!- Longfellow