sooth

adjective
\ ˈsüth How to pronounce sooth (audio) \

Definition of sooth

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 archaic : true
2 archaic : soft, sweet

sooth

noun

Definition of sooth (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : truth, reality
2 obsolete : blandishment

Synonyms & Antonyms for sooth

Synonyms: Noun

Antonyms: Noun

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Examples of sooth in a Sentence

Noun I doubt not the sooth of what you say, but there may be other facts of which we are unaware.
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First Known Use of sooth

Adjective

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sooth

Adjective

Middle English, from Old English sōth; akin to Old High German sand true, Latin esse to be

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“Sooth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sooth. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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