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Definition of Truistic
1. truism [adj] - See also: truism
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Literary usage of Truistic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1907)
"We have made these general and truistic remarks—truistic for the scientific man—because we think the present case of alleged telekinesis affords a good ..."
2. Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market: A Treatise on Economic by Murray Newton Rothbard (2004)
"But what about the other side of the equation? Of course, if we wish to be meaninglessly truistic, we could simply write ..."
3. Lord Bacon's "Philosophy" Examined: To which is Added, the Mental Process of by Francis Henry Laing (1877)
"The simplicity or truistic character of the process is only an objection to non-analytic minds. Because all analysis at every step,—be it one, ..."
4. Proceedings by National Speech Arts Association (1893)
"... might seem truistic and needless. What object can there be in studying an author except in interpretation ? ..."
5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1889)
"... truistic interferences will course of things! competence and misery sh reduces them in every way to • mum. Man steps in and accuses S of cruelty ..."