truthful

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adjective truth·ful \ˈtrüth-fəl\

Definition of truthful

  1. :  telling or disposed to tell the truth a truthful witness

truthfully

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truthfulness

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Examples of truthful in a Sentence

  1. We were not entirely truthful with her about where we went last night.

  2. I like keeping the house clean but, to be truthful, I hate vacuuming.

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Circa 1567

First Known Use of truthful

circa 1567


TRUTHFUL Defined for English Language Learners

truthful

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adjective

Definition of truthful for English Language Learners

  • : telling the truth

  • : containing or expressing the truth


TRUTHFUL Defined for Kids

truthful

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adjective truth·ful \ˈtrüth-fəl\

Definition of truthful for Students

  1. :  telling or being in the habit of telling facts or making statements that are true

truthfully

\-fə-lē\ adverb

truthfulness

noun


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