truthful

[trooth-fuhl]
adjective
1.
telling the truth, especially habitually: a truthful person.
2.
conforming to truth: a truthful statement.
3.
corresponding with reality: a truthful portrait.

Origin:
1590–1600; truth + -ful

truthfully, adverb
truthfulness, noun
overtruthful, adjective
overtruthfully, adverb
overtruthfulness, noun
quasi-truthful, adjective
quasi-truthfully, adverb
semitruthful, adjective
semitruthfully, adverb
semitruthfulness, noun


1. honest, trustworthy; candid, frank.
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truthful (ˈtruːθfʊl)
 
adj
1.  telling or expressing the truth; honest or candid
2.  realistic: a truthful portrayal of the king
 
'truthfully
 
adv
 
'truthfulness
 
n

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Example sentences
All information provided during account registration must be truthful and
  accurate.
Although our sensations feel accurate and truthful, they do not necessarily
  reproduce the physical reality of the outside world.
Moderate reviews tend to be more truthful, and my own tends to be honest as
  well.
She explained, which prompted more questions and more accurate, truthful
  answers.
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