Origin of truthful
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1. honest, trustworthy; candid, frank.
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Examples from the Web for truthfulness
To gauge his level of truthfulness, I asked, “So, you wouldn't mind if I included your donor identification number in the story?”Today’s Sperm Donor Isn’t a Broke 20-Something
September 20, 2014
And Romney, she said, has a “truthfulness problem” when it comes to winning over some of these key groups.Sunday Talk: John McCain, Rob Portman, Andrew Sullivan, and More
The Daily Beast Video
October 28, 2012
They resolved to go after Mr. Romney with a post-debate assault on his truthfulness.Obama's Big Idea: Save Big Bird?
October 8, 2012
“I was trying to bring a truthfulness to the working class,” said Forbes.Michelle Forbes' Good Grief
May 22, 2011
There is a truthfulness in action as well as in words, which is essential to uprightness of character.Self-Help
Only in the hot sunshine did there glow the truthfulness and the fulness of life.A Spirit in Prison
Nothing can be more admirable than the truthfulness and ease of the figures.Leading Articles on Various Subjects
His truthfulness, patience, and calmness of judgment have never been exceeded by mortal.
Ptah typified at once the working power and the truthfulness of God.The Cat of Bubastes
G. A. Henty
- telling or expressing the truth; honest or candid
- realistica truthful portrayal of the king
Word Origin and History for truthfulness
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