trueness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trueness exactness of adjustment "I marveled at the trueness of his aim"
    • n trueness the quality of being loyal
    • n trueness conformity to reality or actuality "they debated the truth of the proposition","the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat","he was famous for the truth of his portraits","he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Trueness The quality of being true; reality; genuineness; faithfulness; sincerity; exactness; truth.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n trueness The character of being true: truth; faithfulness: sincerity; reality; genuineness; exactness; accuracy.
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Quotations

  • Ben Jonson
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    “Blueness doth express trueness.”

Usage

In literature:

Let us pass to passional trueness, leaving science to enter the domain of art.
"Delsarte System of Oratory" by Various
Down in those turgid depths he made out a straight ridge running with a trueness of line which could not be nature's unassisted product.
"Star Hunter" by Andre Alice Norton
Man loves truth; tells it; rests only in it; how much more God who is the trueness of truth.
"Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 2 (of 3)" by Theodore Parker
Or are there others whose perfect trueness produces this effect?
"Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good" by Victor Cousin
Insensibly to myself, I gloried in MY joy, MY victory, MY trueness to God.
"Riches of Grace" by E. E. Byrum
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