Origin of truism
Synonyms for truism
Note, however, that truism is used in a technical sense in mathematics or philosophy for restating something that is already known from its terms or premises. Examples of such truisms include: “Men are not women” and “Since the circumference of a circle equals twice the radius multiplied by π (2π r ), it equals the diameter multiplied by π (π d ).”
Related Words for truisticmundane, prosaic, humdrum, banal, mediocre, plodding, flat, commonplace, monotone, blah, boring, ordinary, dim, dreary, inane, jejune, monotonous, run-of-the-mill, stodgy, unimaginative
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Historical Examples of truistic
But this sense is as truistic as that of the not dissimilar saying that every event has a cause.
The fallacy consists in transforming the (truistic) fact of acting as a self into the fiction of acting always for self.
Meaning exists for some self, but this truistic fact doesn't fix the quality of any particular meaning.