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
Its has been confirmed truthfully via research, witnesses that the cells were
  taken without her consent.
He observed that there was a lack of incentive for people to share their
  information with the government truthfully.
She writes beautifully about what is ugly and truthfully about what is false.
Billy is truthfully answering questions that he is being asked.
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