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.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To truthfulness
Collins
World English Dictionary
truthful (ˈtruːθfʊl)
 
adj
1.  telling or expressing the truth; honest or candid
2.  realistic: a truthful portrayal of the king
 
'truthfully
 
adv
 
'truthfulness
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Indeed, that life had in it much that was congenial to art, in its enthusiasm
  and its truthfulness.
It didn't always meet his standard of unintimidated truthfulness.
The charges against them only related to the truthfulness of their writing, not
  their misuse of money meant for charity.
Comfortably, the post is during truthfulness a hottest on this subject well
  known subject matter.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature