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truth

truth

 
pronunciation:
truth
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: agreement with the facts or what is real.
There is no truth to the claim that the earth is flat.
synonyms:
faithfulness
similar words:
accuracy, reality
definition 2: the state or condition of being true.
The truth of the matter is that he never did the work he was supposed to.
similar words:
case
definition 3: a fact or principle that has been proved.
It is a truth that this world is round and not flat.
synonyms:
certainty, fact, law
similar words:
fundamental, gospel, proposition, proverb, reality
definition 4: what is sincere; honesty.
He values truth in his friends.
synonyms:
truthfulness
similar words:
frankness, honesty, honor, integrity
derivations: truthless (n.), truthlessness (n.)
Word Parts
The word truth contains the following part:
-th2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means the act or state of
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The suffix -th2 attaches to English adjectives to form nouns (e.g., "warmth " from "warm" and "depth " from "deep"), and to English verb roots to form nouns (e.g., "birth " from "bear" and "stealth " from "steal").