tru·ism / ˈtroōˌizəm/ • n. a statement that is obviously true and says nothing new or interesting: the truism that you get what you pay for. ∎ Logic a proposition that states nothing beyond what is implied by any of its terms. DERIVATIVES: tru·is·tic / troōˈistik/ adj.
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