Examples of truism in a Sentence
ended his letter with the overused truism, “You can't win them all!”
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All the while one truism remains: Nothing beats one-on-one therapy and hands-on care.
Loesch’s reply to González summoned a longstanding truism in American politics: motherhood, as a moral force.
Plumbers have their own low-temp truisms (pipes burst), as do drivers (batteries fail), engineers (metal breaks) and doctors (joints ache from cold, bones crack from falls).
Such a gaffe may seem unthinkable for such a prominent and seemingly powerful hacker, but security experts note that, as the truism goes, everyone makes mistakes.
This is unpleasant, but here’s a truism of sports: when players return from a doping suspension they are freighted with the additional weight of trying to prove that their previous success did not come on account of cheating.
Not many modern rock albums of the last decade have so prominently deployed the ukulele and still managed to age well, but as with many such truisms, Paramore remains an only exception.
These truisms impelled Harry West, the CEO of Frog to give delegates to the Brainstorm Design conference in Singapore a thorough briefing on, well, how to brief.
There was a lot of talk of those hoary Hollywood truisms: movies as empathy, movies as dreams, movies as magic.
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TRUISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of truism for English Language Learners
: a true statement that is very commonly heard : a common statement that is obviously true
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