Definition of the fact of the matter is
- She thinks she knows what she's talking about, but the fact of the matter is, she's wrong.
: something that has actual existence
: an actual occurrence
: a piece of information presented as having objective reality
: a subject under consideration
: a subject of disagreement or litigation
: the events or circumstances of a particular situation
: to form or discharge pus : suppurate
: to be of importance : signify
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