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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 ?
Honest and truthful in intellectual matters, he could not even think that men are equal.
On this the truthful Traveler thought to himself, "If so great a reward be given for a lie, with what gift may not I be rewarded, if, according to my custom, I tell the truth?
How truthful an air of lamentations hangs here upon every syllable
It seems to me that no man born and truthful to himself could declare that he ever saw the sea looking young as the earth looks young in spring.
Some few of us are honest, comparatively speaking; and some, fewer still, may possibly be truthful.
Barting had always seemed to me an honorable and truthful man, and the warm friendship which he expressed in his note for Mr.
She understood very well, but she no longer wished to be absolutely truthful.
The pious atmosphere of the vicarage and the religious tone of the school had made Philip's conscience very sensitive; he absorbed insensibly the feeling about him that the Tempter was ever on the watch to gain his immortal soul; and though he was not more truthful than most boys he never told a lie without suffering from remorse.
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.
I think the 'Marta y Maria' one of the most truthful and profound fictions I have read, and 'Maximina' one of the most pathetic, and
And in the time of which we have been reading, in the England where Edward III and Richard II ruled, where Langland sadly dreamed and Wyclif boldly wrote and preached, there lived a man who has left for us a clear and truthful picture of those times.
Stepan Arkadyevitch was a truthful man in his relations with himself.