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truth·ful

 (tro͞oth′fəl)
adj.
1. Consistently telling the truth; honest.
2. Corresponding to reality; true.

truth′ful·ly adv.
truth′ful·ness n.

truthful

(ˈtruːθfʊl)
adj
1. telling or expressing the truth; honest or candid
2. realistic: a truthful portrayal of the king.
ˈtruthfully adv
ˈtruthfulness n

truth•ful

(ˈtruθ fəl)

adj.
1. telling the truth, esp. habitually.
2. conforming to truth.
3. corresponding with reality: a truthful portrait.
[1590–1600]
truth′ful•ly, adv.
truth′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.truthful - expressing or given to expressing the truthtruthful - expressing or given to expressing the truth; "a true statement"; "gave truthful testimony"; "a truthful person"
honest, honorable - not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"
untruthful - not expressing or given to expressing the truth; "the statement given under oath was untruthful"; "an untruthful person"
2.truthful - conforming to truthtruthful - conforming to truth; "I wouldn't have told you this if it weren't so"; "a truthful statement"
true - consistent with fact or reality; not false; "the story is true"; "it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true"- B. Russell; "the true meaning of the statement"

truthful

adjective
1. honest, frank, candid, upfront (informal), true, straight, reliable, faithful, straightforward, sincere, forthright, trustworthy, plain-spoken, veracious We are all fairly truthful about our personal lives.
honest lying, false, dishonest, deceptive, insincere, untruthful
2. true, correct, accurate, exact, realistic, precise, literal, veritable, naturalistic They had not given a truthful account of what actually happened.
true made-up, false, incorrect, fictional, inaccurate, untrue, fabricated, fictitious, untruthful

truthful

adjective
1. Consistently telling the truth:
2. Accurately representing what is depicted or described:
Translations
صَادِقصادِقصَحيح، حَقيقي، شَرْعي
pravdivýpravdomluvný
sandfærdig
totuudenmukainenrehellinen
istinoljubiv
igazmondó
sannsögullsannur
正直な
신뢰하는
pravdovravný
resnicoljubenverodostojen
sanningsenlig
ซื่อสัตย์
doğrudoğru sözlüdoğrucudürüstgerçek
trung thực

truthful

[ˈtruːθfʊl] ADJ [account] → verídico, veraz; [person] → veraz
are you being truthful?¿es esto la verdad?

truthful

[ˈtruːθfʊl] adj
(= honest) [person] → qui dit la vérité; [answer] → véridique
She's a very truthful person → Elle dit toujours la vérité.
to be truthful → dire la vérité
to be truthful about sth → dire la vérité sur qch
(= accurate) [description] → fidèle, exact(e)

truthful

adj personehrlich; statementehrlich, wahrheitsgetreu; to be truthful about itehrlich sein

truthful

[ˈtruːθfʊl] adj (account) → veritiero/a, esatto/a; (person) → sincero/a

truth

(truːθ) plural truths (truːθz truːθs) noun
1. trueness; the state of being true. I am certain of the truth of his story; `What is truth?' asked the philosopher.
2. the true facts. I don't know, and that's the truth; Tell the truth about it.
ˈtruthful adjective
(negative untruthful).
1. (of a person) telling the truth. She's a truthful child.
2. true. a truthful account of what happened.
ˈtruthfully adverb
ˈtruthfulness noun
tell the truth
to confess or make a true statement.
to tell the truth
really; actually. To tell the truth I forgot it was your birthday last week.

truthful

صَادِق pravdomluvný sandfærdig ehrlich φιλαλήθης veraz totuudenmukainen véridique istinoljubiv veritiero 正直な 신뢰하는 waardheidlievend sannferdig prawdomówny sincero правдивый sanningsenlig ซื่อสัตย์ dürüst trung thực 诚实的

truthful

a. veraz, verdadero-a;
adv. verdaderamente, realmente.
References in classic literature ?
He has but one picture of whaling scenes, and this is a sad deficiency, because it is by such pictures only, when at all well done, that you can derive anything like a truthful idea of the living whale as seen by his living hunters.
Well, now and then one, whom Nature makes so impracticably simple, truthful and faithful, that the worst possible influence can't destroy it.
I am not meaning to be flippant and irreverent, I am only meaning to be truthful.
Such will try to discredit the shocking tales of slaveholding cruelty which are recorded in this truthful Narrative; but they will labor in vain.
The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter--often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter--in the eye.
Although I think I had never really feared it, in any season of cool reflection, it was an unspeakable relief to me to have this assurance from her own truthful lips.
A less truthful man than he might have been tempted into the subsequent creation of a vision in the form of resurgent memory; a less sane man might have believed in such a creation; but Silas was both sane and honest, though, as with many honest and fervent men, culture had not defined any channels for his sense of mystery, and so it spread itself over the proper pathway of inquiry and knowledge.
I HAVE tasted eggs, certainly,' said Alice, who was a very truthful child; `but little girls eat eggs quite as much as serpents do, you know.
The Garden of Flowers,' and truly there is no deciding which of the two books is the more truthful, or, to put it better, the less lying; all I can say is, send this one into the yard for a swaggering fool.
This false Russia was so terribly truthful, that several of his army comrades recognized the scene of their past misery at once.
The red girl told us that we were without the softer sentiments of humanity, but we are a just and truthful race.
said D'Artagnan, with an accent so truthful that no one could mistake it.