Definition of truthful in English:

truthful

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Pronunciation: /ˈtruːθfʊl
 
, -f(ə)l/

adjective

1Telling or expressing the truth; honest: I think you’re confusing being rude with being truthful I want a truthful answer
More example sentences
  • She will never accept an answer so truthful and honest and good.
  • The biggest problem with these test sheets is obtaining truthful and honest answers.
  • I thought I was going crazy in trying to find some honest, truthful answers to my concerns.
Synonyms
honest, sincere, trustworthy, genuine, meaning what one says; candid, frank, open, forthright, straight, plain-spoken
North American informal on the up and up
archaic round, free-spoken
1.1(Of artistic or literary representation) characterized by accuracy or realism; true to life: astonishingly truthful acting
More example sentences
  • People don't go to this kind of movie expecting accurately detailed, historically and truthful representations of real people recreating true incidents.
  • The novel is both a stand-alone work of fiction, and a truthful representation of the perspective of a woman who lived through some of the great events of the 20th century.
  • Dublin audiences often found in the Ulster theater's performances a more truthful representation of Irish life than in the Abbey Theatre plays.
Synonyms
true, accurate, correct, true to life, factual, in accordance with the facts, right, exact, faithful, reliable, veracious, verifiable; unvarnished, unembellished, unelaborated
rare veridical

Derivatives

truthfully

adverb
[sentence adverb]: truthfully, I never liked any of 'em
More example sentences
  • We can all become truth by living truthfully and faithfully with love and compassion.
  • Take the questions literally, and answer as briefly and generally as you truthfully can.
  • It was indeed a heart-breaking result but, truthfully, the losers have only themselves to blame.

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