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The surrender of life is nothing to sinking down into acknowledgment of inferiority.John C. Calhoun
|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
- (archaic) The state or quality of being true to someone or something; faithfulness, fidelity.
- Truth to one's own feelings is all-important in life.
- (obsolete) A pledge of loyalty or faith.
- Conformity to fact or reality; correctness, accuracy.
- There was some truth in his statement that he had no other choice.
- True facts, genuine depiction or statements of reality.
- The truth is that our leaders knew a lot more than they were letting on.
- That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or ‘genuine’ reality.
- "The truth is what is."
- Alcoholism and redemption led me finally to truth.
- 1820: Beauty is truth, truth beauty, - that is all / Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. — John Keats, ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’
- Something acknowledged to be true; a true statement or axiom.
- Hunger and jealousy are just eternal truths of human existence.
- 1813: It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. — Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
state or quality of being true to someone or something
pledge of loyalty or faith
conformity to fact or reality
that which is real
something acknowledged to be true
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