Definition of Truthfulness

1. Noun. The quality of being truthful.

Specialized synonyms: Sincerity, Sooth, Veracity
Generic synonyms: Honestness, Honesty
Derivative terms: Truthful
Antonyms: Untruthfulness



Definition of Truthfulness

1. Noun. The quality of being truthful ¹

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Definition of Truthfulness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Truthfulness

truth function
truth functions
truth quark
truth quarks
truth serum
truth table
truth tables
truth value
truth values
truth will out
truthed
truther
truthers
truthful
truthfully
truthfulness (current term)
truthfulnesses
truthier
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truthiness
truthing
truthless
truthlessly
truthlessness
truthlike
truthlikeness
truthmaker
truthmakers
truthmaking
truthness

Literary usage of Truthfulness

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1. Levana: Or, The Doctrine of Education by Jean Paul (1891)
"The world is punished for the increase of truths by the decrease of truthfulness. § 110. Lying, that devouring cancer of the inner man, is more severely ..."

2. Aquinas Ethicus: Or, The Moral Teaching of St. Thomas. A Translation of the by Thomas, Joseph Rickaby (1896)
"7s truthfulness a special virtue ? R. The idea of human virtue is that it should render man's work good. Hence wherever a special character of goodness is ..."

3. Aquinas Ethicus: Or, The Moral Teaching of St. Thomas. A Translation of the by Thomas, Joseph Rickaby (1896)
"7s truthfulness a special virtue ? R. The idea of human virtue is that it should render man's work good. Hence wherever a special character of goodness is ..."

4. Household education by Harriet Martineau, Reinhard S. Speck, Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.) (1861)
"Every parent is anxious about the truthfulness of his child : but whether ... I believe that the requisites of a habit of truthfulness he in the brain of ..."

5. Fashions in Literature: And Other Literary and Social Essays & Addresses by Charles Dudley Warner (1902)
"truthfulness is a quality like simplicity. Simplicity in literature is mainly a matter of clear vision and lucid expression, however complex the ..."

6. Moral Philosophy: Including Theoretical and Practical Ethics by Joseph Haven (1859)
"In treating of it, our inquiries may have reference to truthfulness in ... I. — truthfulness IN COMMON DISCOURSE. "Where lies the Obligation to this. ..."

7. American Journal of Education by Barnard (1882)
"truthfulness. An imaginative child, while very young, will sometimes invent fictions where he ought to state facts; and this, not through fear of punishment ..."

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