Definition of Home truth

1. Noun. An important truth that is unpleasant to acknowledge (as about yourself).

Generic synonyms: Truth

Definition of Home truth

1. Noun. A true but unwelcome statement. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Home Truth

home study
home sweet home
home taught
home teach
home teacher
home teachers
home teaches
home teaching
home team
home teams
home territory
home theater
home theatre
home thrust
home town
home truth (current term)
home truths
home video
home wrecker
home wreckers
homebound persons

Literary usage of Home truth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Christian Science Journal by Mary Baker Eddy (1906)
"... etc., nor can these problems ever be effectively dealt with until Truth is recognized and obeyed in the home. Truth and Love really make the home, ..."

2. Studies in Home and Child Life by Sarepta Myrenda (Irish) Henry (1897)
"... in existence,but should take form and crystallize about the truth which has been accepted as a principle of that home. Truth can be taught in this inner ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"conclude that amount will be included in the Budget ? familiar home truth.) Why, what do you think he 's ..."

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