the truth of the matter

Definition of the truth of the matter

  1. —used to stress the truth of a statement The truth of the matter is, she was wrong and he was right.

Word by Word Definitions

truthplay
  1. :  the body of real things, events, and facts :  actuality

    :  the state of being the case :  fact

    :  a transcendent fundamental or spiritual reality

matterplay
  1. :  a subject under consideration

    :  a subject of disagreement or litigation

    :  the events or circumstances of a particular situation

  1. :  to form or discharge pus :  suppurate

    :  to be of importance :  signify


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