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Meaning of TRULY

Pronunciation:  'troolee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  in accordance with truth or fact or reality; "she was now truly American"; "a genuinely open society"; "they don't really listen to us"
  2. [adv]  (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers) "in truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire"; "really, you shouldn't have done it"; "a truly awful book"; (`forsooth' is archaic and now usually used to express disbelief)
  3. [adv]  by right; "baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime"
  4. [adv]  with sincerity; without pretense; "she praised him sincerely for his victory"; "was unfeignedly glad to see his old teacher"; "we are truly sorry for the inconvenience"
 

TRULY is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: forsooth, genuinely, in truth, really, rightfully, sincerely, unfeignedly
 
 Antonyms: insincerely
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tru"ly\, adv. [From {True}.]
1. In a true manner; according to truth; in agreement with
   fact; as, to state things truly; the facts are truly
   represented.

         I can not truly say how I came here.  --Shak.

2. Exactly; justly; precisely; accurately; as, to estimate
   truly the weight of evidence.

3. Sincerely; honestly; really; faithfully; as, to be truly
   attached to a lover; the citizens are truly loyal to their
   prince or their country. --Burke.

4. Conformably to law; legally; legitimately.

         His innocent babe [is] truly begotten. --Shak.

5. In fact; in deed; in reality; in truth.

         Beauty is excelled by manly grace And wisdom, which
         alone is truly fair.                  --Milton.

 

 

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