Definition of Truthful

1. Adjective. Expressing or given to expressing the truth. "A truthful person"

Exact synonyms: True
Also: Honest, Honorable
Similar to: Honest, Veracious
Derivative terms: Truthfulness
Antonyms: Untruthful



2. Adjective. Conforming to truth. "A truthful statement"
Similar to: True

Definition of Truthful

1. a. Full of truth; veracious; reliable.

Definition of Truthful

1. Adjective. Honest, and always telling the truth. ¹

2. Adjective. Accurately depicting what is real. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Truthful

1. telling the truth [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Truthful

truth disclosure
truth drug
truth function
truth functions
truth quark
truth quarks
truth serum
truth table
truth tables
truth value
truth values
truth will out
truthed
truther
truthers
truthful (current term)
truthfully
truthfulness
truthfulnesses
truthier
truthiest
truthiness
truthing
truthless
truthlessly
truthlessness
truthlike
truthlikeness
truthmaker
truthmakers

Literary usage of Truthful

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1. Hints on Advocacy: Conduct of Cases Civil and Criminal. Classes of Witnesses by Richard Harris (1884)
"THE truthful WITNESS. The truthful WITNESS has been said to be the most difficult of ... When I say truthful, I do not intend to imply that his evidence is ..."

2. The Writings of Bret Harte by Bret Harte (1904)
"He came down to the Ford On the very same day Of that lottery drawed By those sharps at the Bay; And he says to me, " truthful, how goes it ? ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1890)
"... the recovery of their physiological function after division ; as kind-hearted, generous, and scrupulously truthful, and a cautious and able physician. ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"Peter, on my word as an honest truthful woman, Linda has been guilty of no further fault." " That may be said of all us guilty, frail, sinful human beings," ..."

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