Definition of truthfulness in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtro͞oTHfəlnəs/


1The fact of being true; truth: we have had to judge the truthfulness of the evidence
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  • Some people question the truthfulness of childhood memories, which are often not recovered for decades.
  • It is for the Muslims to help the non-Muslims to appreciate the truthfulness of the Islamic teachings.
  • It is probably the only story the famous humorist wrote which was supported by an affidavit to its truthfulness.
1.1The fact of being realistic or true to life; realism: the truthfulness of her playing of an aging American spinster
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  • Here's a soundtrack that really matches the truthfulness of the film itself.
  • There is a truthfulness to the second part that makes it distinctively better and more interesting than the first.
  • For all these films' formal originality and sophistication, for all their self-consciousness, finally what makes them extraordinary is their directness, their effortless grace and beauty and truthfulness.

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Syllabification: truth·ful·ness

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