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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.truthfully - with truthtruthfully - with truth; "I told him truthfully that I had just returned from my vacation"; "he answered the question as truthfully as he could"
mendaciously, untruthfully - in a mendacious and untruthful manner; "I told him, quite untruthfully, that I had just returned from leave"
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truthfully

adverb
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Translations
بِصِدْق، بصورةٍ حَقيقِيَّه
pravdivě
igazsághoz hûenszavahihetõen
sannleikanum samkvæmt
pravdivo
resnično

truthfully

[ˈtruːθfəlɪ] ADVsinceramente
now tell me truthfullyahora (bien), dime la verdad
truthfully, I don't knowde veras, no sé nada
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truthfully

[ˈtruːθfʊli] advsincèrement, sans mentir
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

truthfully

advehrlich; answer, say also, explainwahrheitsgemäß, der Wahrheit entsprechend
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truthfully

[ˈtruːθfəlɪ] advsinceramente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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References in classic literature ?
"On the contrary it's very interesting!" replied Pierre not quite truthfully.
I can understand immorality," she said, not quite truthfully, since she never could understand that which leads women to immorality; "but I don't understand cruelty: to whom?
Many dear old ladies who daily look at tiny shoes lying in lavender-scented drawers, and weep as they think of the tiny feet whose toddling march is done, and sweet-faced young ones who place each night beneath their pillow some lock that once curled on a boyish head that the salt waves have kissed to death, will call me a nasty cynical brute and say I'm talking nonsense; but I believe, nevertheless, that if they will ask themselves truthfully whether they find it unpleasant to dwell thus on their sorrow, they will be compelled to answer "No." Tears are as sweet as laughter to some natures.
"Nor I," said Dorothy, truthfully. "But I must go and set free Billina, and then I will see you again."
It has been said that the whale only breathes through his spout-hole; if it could truthfully be added that his spouts are mixed with water, then I opine we should be furnished with the reason why his sense of smell seems obliterated in him; for the only thing about him that at all answers to his nose is that identical spout-hole; and being so clogged with two elements, it could not be expected to have the power of smelling.
Tragic as that history seemed to her passionate and undisciplined mind, she told it truthfully and without exaggeration.
Besides these there were standard volumes of poetry, published by Phillips & Sampson, from worn- out plates; for a birthday present my mother got me Wordsworth in this shape, and I am glad to think that I once read the "Excursion" in it, for I do not think I could do so now, and I have a feeling that it is very right and fit to have read the "Excursion." To be honest, it was very hard reading even then, and I cannot truthfully pretend that I have ever liked Wordsworth except in parts, though for the matter of that, I do not suppose that any one ever did.
I answered them all truthfully. They seemed particularly interested in my account of the outer earth and the strange vehicle which had brought Perry and me to Pellucidar.
"I'm beastly sorry," Aynesworth said truthfully. "I wish I could help you."
"If I could only truthfully say that I was sorry," he answered, "but I can't.
I believe your object to be, purely and truthfully, as you have stated it.
These artists will take particles of stone or glass no larger than a mustard seed, and piece them together on a sleeve button or a shirt stud, so smoothly and with such nice adjustment of the delicate shades of color the pieces bear, as to form a pigmy rose with stem, thorn, leaves, petals complete, and all as softly and as truthfully tinted as though Nature had builded it herself.