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truth·ful

truthful

 
pronunciation:
truth fl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: likely to stay with the truth; habitually honest.
A truthful child will not lie even to benefit himself.
synonyms:
honest
similar words:
frank, genuine, sincere, straight, upright
definition 2: keeping to what is real or true.
The reporter gave us a truthful account of the incident.
synonyms:
faithful, true
antonyms:
false, inaccurate, untrue
similar words:
accurate, authentic, genuine, honest, real, realistic, reliable, right, valid
derivations: truthfully (adv.), truthfulness (n.)