[ US /ˈtɹuθfəɫ/ ]
[ UK /tɹˈuːθfə‍l/ ]
  1. conforming to truth
    I wouldn't have told you this if it weren't so
    a truthful statement
  2. expressing or given to expressing the truth
    a true statement
    gave truthful testimony
    a truthful person
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How To Use truthful In A Sentence

  • a truthful person
  • I'm very proud of the film and I think I've been truthful and respectful of his work.
  • Truthfully, those classifications have never really played a significant part in my own self-identification, and they never really became an issue until the self-awareness that comes with the late stages of middle school and early high school. Scott Janssen: Yes, I'm a White Male, and I Apologize for That
  • Maluleke assured him that the court offered him more protection than any other place and that it was important he felt able to speak freely and truthfully.
  • It's nominally a documentary, but not necessarily a wholly truthful one.
  • And yet parents press children to be truthful, admonishing against wild stories and silly lies.
  • The reporter raised a question touching the truthfulness of his statements.
  • At best it was enormously misleading, and at worst it was untruthful.
  • the statement given under oath was untruthful
  • Since a criminal investigation is involved here she must be most careful to ensure that she is truthful at all times about what has happened and that she does not become embroiled in cobbling up an untrue explanation of events which might later become the subject of evidence under Oath in the Crown Court. Archive 2008-11-30
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