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Meaning of TRUISM

Pronunciation:  'trooizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an obvious truth
 

TRUISM is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: banality, bromide, cliche, commonplace, platitude, true statement, truth

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tru"ism\, n. [From {True}.]
An undoubted or self-evident truth; a statement which is
pliantly true; a proposition needing no proof or argument; --
opposed to falsism.

      Trifling truisms clothed in great, swelling words. --J.
                                               P. Smith.

 

 

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