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truthful

truth·ful

truthful

pronunciation:
truth fl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: tending to adhere to the truth; habitually honest.
a truthful child
synonyms:
honest, veracious
antonyms:
deceitful, deceptive, mendacious, untruthful
similar words:
candid, credible, frank, genuine, guileless, sincere, straight, straightforward, upright
definition 2: conforming to what is real or true.
a truthful account of the incident
synonyms:
factual, faithful, true, veracious
antonyms:
false, fanciful, inaccurate, mendacious, untrue, untruthful
similar words:
accurate, authentic, credible, genuine, honest, literal, real, realistic, reliable, right, valid
derivations: truthfully (adv.), truthfulness (n.)