Definition of Sooth

1. Noun. Truth or reality. "In sooth"

Generic synonyms: Truthfulness
Language type: Archaicism, Archaism



Definition of Sooth

1. a.; also adv. True; faithful; trustworthy.

2. n. Truth; reality.

Definition of Sooth

1. Noun. (archaic) Truth. ¹

2. Adjective. (archaic) True. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sooth

1. true [n -S] - See also: true

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sooth

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soople
soopolallie
soopolallies
soops
soorma
soosoo
soot
soot black
soot wart
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sooterkin
sooterkins
sootes
sooth (current term)
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soothful
soothing
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soothingly
soothingness

Literary usage of Sooth

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... As though a hole him had I made a leech, And day by day he gan require and seech A sooth of this, with all his full cure, ..."

2. The Medieval Popular Ballad (1914)
"... erotic lament, but an epical ballad whose story was told in the third person. V. THIS I SAY TO YOU IN sooth Hitherto I have avoided ..."

3. The Medieval Popular Ballad by Edward Godfrey Cox (1914)
"V. THIS I SAY TO YOU IN sooth Hitherto I have avoided mentioning one form of /, namely, that verse which we meet a hundred times : " This I say to you in ..."

4. ... The Medieval Popular Ballad by Edward Godfrey Cox (1914)
"V. THIS I SAY TO YOU IN sooth Hitherto I have avoided mentioning one form of /, namely, that verse which we meet a hundred times : " This I say to you in ..."

5. The new and complete dictionary of the English languageby John Ash by John Ash (1795)
"sooth'er («il.. i5«/>. of (both) sooth in a ... Milton. soothing (i.ffam t'upart.) The a£l of appealing. sooth' ..."

6. Table Talk: And Other Poems by William Cowper (1817)
"... He sooth'd with gifts, and greeted/with a smile, The simple native of the new found isle; ... sooth ..."

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