Definition of Truly

1. Adverb. In accordance with truth or fact or reality. "They don't really listen to us"

Exact synonyms: Genuinely, Really
Partainyms: Genuine, Real, True



2. Adverb. By right. "Baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime"
Exact synonyms: Rightfully
Partainyms: Rightful, True

3. Adverb. With sincerity; without pretense. "We are truly sorry for the inconvenience"
Exact synonyms: Sincerely, Unfeignedly
Antonyms: Insincerely
Partainyms: Sincere, True, Unfeigned

4. Adverb. In fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers). "A truly awful book"
Exact synonyms: In Truth, Really
Language type: Intensifier, Intensive

Definition of Truly

1. adv. In a true manner; according to truth; in agreement with fact; as, to state things truly; the facts are truly represented.

Definition of Truly

1. Adverb. In accordance with the facts; truthfully, accurately. ¹

2. Adverb. Honestly, genuinely, in fact, really. ¹

3. Adverb. Very. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Truly

1. in conformity with fact or reality [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Truly

truffling
truffly
trug
trugg
trugging-house
trugging-houses
trugs
truing
truism
truismatic
truisms
truistic
trulls
trully
truly (current term)
truly yours
trumeau
trumeaus
trumeaux
trummerfeld scurvy zone
trump
trump card
trump cards
trump out
trump up
trumped
trumped-up
trumped-up(a)
trumperies

Literary usage of Truly

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

1. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1921)
"CHRIST truly AND PROPERLY SAID TO HAVE MERITED THE GRACE OF OOD AND SALVATION FOR OS. WE must devote an additional Chapter to the solution of this question. ..."

2. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"Something of this kind, I replied :—God is always to be represented as he truly is; that is one form which is equally to be observed in every kind of verse, ..."

3. Much Ado about Nothing by William Shakespeare (2001)
"Why truly, now I consider the thing, I'm o'the same Mind ; ' I have been a little too cruel ; he must have been in a world of Anguish, poor 'Wretch! ..."

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