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Definitions of truth

  1.   the quality of nearness to the truth or the true value he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass the lawyer questioned the truth of my account
  2.   United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women 1797 1883
  3.   conformity to reality or actuality they debated the truth of the proposition the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat he was famous for the truth of his portraits he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities
  4.   a true statement he told the truth he thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it
  5.   a fact that has been verified at last he knew the truth the truth is the he didn't want to do it
  6.   Conformity to rule exactness close correspondence with an example mood object of imitation or the like
  7.   Fidelity constancy steadfastness faithfulness
  8.   The practice of speaking what is true freedom from falsehood veracity
  9.   That which is true or certain concerning any matter or subject or generally on all subjects real state of things fact verity reality
  10.   A true thing a verified fact a true statement or proposition an established principle fixed law or the like as the great truths of morals
  11.   Righteousness true religion
  12.   To assert as true to declare
  13.   The quality or being true as a Conformity to fact or reality exact accordance with that which is or has been or shall be
  14.   The quality of being according to fact correctness accuracy or exactness something real and actual a fact a general statement of something proved to be always the case faithfulness loyalty sincerity a moral religious or scientific principle
  15.   That which is true or according to the facts of the case agreement with reality true state of things or facts practice of speaking or disposition to speak the truth fidelity a true statement an established principle in the fine arts a faithful adherence to nature
  16.   That which is true conformity to fact fidelity veracity a true statement established principle
  17.   The state of being true
  18.   That which is true
  19.   A fact reality
  20.   Veracity fidelity constancy
  21.   Conformity to fact or reality true state of facts or things conformity of words to thoughts veracity fidelity constancy honesty virtue a real fact sincerity In truth in reality in fact Of a truth in reality certainly
  22.   Conformity to fact or reality purity from falsehood honesty sincerity fidelity
  23.   Conformity to fact or reality purity from falsehood fidelity it is true as she said truth Lord

Quotes of truth

  1. Fiction is a piece of truth that turns lies to meaning – Dorothy Allison
  2. The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold – Aristotle
  3. A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing – Albert Camus
  4. When applied to politics and taken to its extreme kitsch is the mask of death Fascism was all aesthetics There was no core principle to it There was no truth to it – John Cusack
  5. It is of no help to us that there is an absolute truth of the matter of things because unfortunately none of us are in a position to say definitively what that is although we all think that we are – Stanley Fish
  6. The color of truth is gray – Andre Gide
  7. The search for truth is not a trade by which a man can support himself for a priest it is a supreme peril – Alfred Loisy
  8. Moralistic is not moral And as for truth well it's like brown it's not in the spectrum Truth is so generic – Iris Murdoch
  9. Let us be a little humble let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us – Jawaharlal Nehru
  10. But such is the irresistable nature of truth that all it asks and all it wants is the liberty of appearing – Thomas Paine
  11. People do not always understand the motives of sublime conduct and when they are astonished they are very apt to think they ought to be alarmed The truth is none are fit judges of greatness but those who are capable of it – Jane Porter
  12. The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it – Dorothy L. Sayers
  13. The whole idea of equal justice under law means that you've got to play by the rules It has nothing to do with the underlying subject matter You just tell the truth – Kenneth Starr
  14. Without accepting the fact that everything changes we cannot find perfect composure But unfortunately although it is true it is difficult for us to accept it Because we cannot accept the truth of transience we suffer – Shunryu Suzuki
  15. As one may bring himself to believe almost anything he is inclined to believe it makes all the difference whether we begin or end with the inquiry 'What is truth – Richard Whately

Usage examples for truth

  1. “ I believe you've told me the truth – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. Tell us the truth – You-Never-Can-Tell by Shaw, Bernard
  3. “ I am sure you know now that what I say has truth in it – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. But there was no truth in it was there – Neighbours by Robert Stead
  5. Can't we tell the truth – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  6. Because then the truth is a part of you – Esther by Henry Adams
  7. We speak truth nothing but truth – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. Perhaps there was no truth in it after all – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  9. In truth Silverbridge I have never loved you – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  10. Then it is the truth – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  11. How tell her the truth – The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco
  12. Ah well what was the truth about it who can tell now – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  13. “ I will get at the truth – The Woman in Black by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  14. Tell him the truth – Amusement Only by Richard Marsh
  15. Will you tell me the truth – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  16. They felt the truth of what he said – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  17. Oh yes I know him well enough and to tell the truth I do not think very well of him – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  18. It's the Lord's truth – The Honorable Percival by Alice Hegan Rice
  19. But it was an awful story make the best of it and the truth had to be told – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  20. “ I asked for truth and I got it – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young

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