truly


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tru·ly

 (tro͞o′lē)
adv.
1. Sincerely; genuinely: We are truly sorry for the inconvenience.
2. Truthfully; accurately: reported the matter truly.
3. Indeed: truly ugly.
4. Properly: not truly civilized.

truly

(ˈtruːlɪ)
adv
1. in a true, just, or faithful manner
2. (intensifier): a truly great man.
3. indeed; really

tru•ly

(ˈtru li)

adv.
1. in accordance with fact or truth; truthfully.
2. exactly; accurately; correctly.
3. rightly; properly; duly.
4. legitimately; by right.
5. really; genuinely; authentically.
6. indeed; verily.
7. sincerely: yours truly.
8. Archaic. faithfully; loyally.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.truly - in accordance with truth or fact or realitytruly - in accordance with truth or fact or reality; "she was now truly American"; "a genuinely open society"; "they don't really listen to us"
2.truly - by righttruly - by right; "baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime"
3.truly - with sinceritytruly - with sincerity; without pretense; "she praised him sincerely for his victory"; "was unfeignedly glad to see his old teacher"; "we are truly sorry for the inconvenience"
4.truly - in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers)truly - in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers); "in truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire"; "really, you shouldn't have done it"; "a truly awful book"
intensifier, intensive - a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies; "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"

truly

adverb
2. really, very, greatly, indeed, seriously (informal), extremely, to be sure, exceptionally, verily a truly splendid man
3. faithfully, firmly, constantly, steadily, honestly, sincerely, staunchly, dutifully, loyally, honourably, devotedly, with all your heart, with dedication, with devotion, confirmedly He truly loved his children.

truly

adverb
Translations
المُخْلِص لكبِصِدْق، بإخْلاصحَقّاًحقّا، حقيقَةً
opravduopravdově
i sandhed
todella
uistinu
innilega, sannarlegasannarlega
偽りなく
진실로
resničnos spoštovanjem
verkligen
อย่างแท้จริง
đích thực

truly

[ˈtruːlɪ] ADV
1. (= genuinely) [happy, democratic, international] → verdaderamente, realmente; [understand, love] → de verdad
the only man she truly lovedel único hombre al que quería de verdad
really and trulyde verdad
2. (frm) (= sincerely) [grateful, worried] → verdaderamente, realmente, de verdad; [believe, think, feel] → de verdad, realmente
I truly believe thisme lo creo de verdad, realmente me lo creo
I was truly hurt by what she saidlo que dijo me hizo realmente or verdadero daño
it can truly be said thatverdaderamente se puede decir que ..., realmente se puede decir que ...
I am truly sorry for what happenedsiento de veras or muchísimo lo ocurrido
it was truly wrong of him to do thatlo que hizo estuvo verdaderamente or realmente mal
yours truly (in letter) → le saluda atentamente
nobody knows it better than yours trulynadie lo sabe mejor que un servidor
3. (as intensifier) (= absolutely) [amazing, remarkable] → verdaderamente, realmente
see also well A2

truly

[ˈtruːli] adv
(= genuinely) → vraiment
It was a truly remarkable victory → C'était vraiment une victoire remarquable.
I am truly sorry → Je suis vraiment désolé.
yours truly, ... (in letter)je vous prie d'agréer mes salutations distinguées
(= truthfully) [say, tell] → sans mentir
(= faithfully) [serve] → fidèlement

truly

adv
(= truthfully, genuinely)wirklich, wahrhaftig; (really and) truly?wirklich und wahrhaftig?; he did it, truly he did!er hat es wirklich und wahrhaftig getan!; the only man she had ever truly lovedder einzige Mann, den sie je wahrhaft geliebt hat; I am truly sorryes tut mir aufrichtig leid; it can truly be said that …es lässt sich wahrhaftig sagen, dass …; truly amazing/terriblewirklich erstaunlich/furchtbar ? well2
(= faithfully) serve, lovetreu; reflectwahrheitsgetreu

truly

[ˈtruːlɪ] adv (genuinely, believe, love) → veramente, sinceramente; (faithfully, serve, love, reflect) → fedelmente; (emphatic, very) → veramente, davvero
well and truly → per bene
yours truly (in letter-writing) → distinti saluti

true

(truː) adjective
1. (negative untrue) telling of something that really happened; not invented; agreeing with fact; not wrong. That is a true statement; Is it true that you did not steal the ring?
2. (negative untrue) accurate. They don't have a true idea of its importance.
3. (negative untrue) faithful; loyal. He has been a true friend.
4. properly so called. A spider is not a true insect.
ˈtrueness noun
ˈtruly adverb
1. really. I truly believe that this decision is the right one.
2. in a true manner. He loved her truly.

truly

حَقّاً opravdu i sandhed wirklich αληθώς verdaderamente todella véritablement uistinu veramente 偽りなく 진실로 echt oppriktig prawdziwie sinceramente истинно verkligen อย่างแท้จริง gerçekten đích thực 真正地
References in classic literature ?
and away went Jo, with a melodramatic scream which was truly thrilling.
A passionate desire to have him un- derstand the import of life, to learn to interpret it truly and honestly, swept over her.
I am glad, chere amie, to know that you have finally overcome your dislike for him; truly he did not deserve it.
It is now becoming obscured by time; and thousands, who know that Montcalm died like a hero on the plains of Abraham, have yet to learn how much he was deficient in that moral courage without which no man can be truly great.
My footsteps have often been marked with blood, and therefore I can truly subscribe to its original name.
In the better specimens of the breed, this peculiarity threw an ideal grace over the hard material of human life, without stealing away any truly valuable quality.
He might truly be termed a legitimate son of the revenue system, dyed in the wool, or rather born in the purple; since his sire, a Revolutionary colonel, and formerly collector of the port, had created an office for him, and appointed him to fill it, at a period of the early ages which few living men can now remember.
God knows I never wished to harass him, but I felt that merely, at this, to turn my back on him was to abandon or, to put it more truly, to lose him.
A boggy, soggy, squitchy picture truly, enough to drive a nervous man distracted.
Or, if you prefer, since we seem to be dealing with impossibles, we might turn about and more truly define her as The Woman of Whom We are Worthy, for who dare say that she exists?
Of secondary substances, the species is more truly substance than the genus, being more nearly related to primary substance.
Presently my soul grew stronger; hesitating then no longer, "Sir," said I, "or Madam, truly your forgiveness I implore; But the fact is I was napping, and so gently you came rapping, And so faintly you came tapping, tapping at my chamber door, That I scarce was sure I heard you " -- here I opened wide the door; Darkness there and nothing more.