[trooth-fuh l] /ˈtruθ fəl/
telling the truth, especially habitually:
"a truthful person."
conforming to truth:
"a truthful statement."
corresponding with reality:
"a truthful portrait."
1590–1600; truth + -ful
Related forms
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.
Example Sentences for truthful
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.
Enclosed please find a brief and truthful account of the capture of the specimens which compose this group.
Most were truthful, but a few weren't: the reporters found weeds or dirt where vegetables were supposed to be growing.
The society is supposed to enlighten people and be truthful about it.
The review sites continue to insist their ratings are truthful.
They both existed, and it is necessary to write clearly about both in as truthful a manner as possible.
We, who were there have always known this, but it has taken a long time for a truthful account to be aired in public.
British Dictionary definitions for truthful
truthful (ˈtruːθfʊl)
1.  telling or expressing the truth; honest or candid
2.  realistic: a truthful portrayal of the king

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