sooth

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adjective

1
archaic : true
2
archaic : soft, sweet

sooth

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noun

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2
obsolete : blandishment

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.

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

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

First Known Use

Adjective

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

Noun

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

Time Traveler
The first known use of sooth was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Sooth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sooth. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

sooth

noun
ˈsüth
archaic
: the quality or state of being true : truth, reality

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