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truth·ful / ˈtroō[unvoicedth]fəl/ • adj. (of a person or statement) telling or expressing the truth; honest: I think you're confusing being rude with being truthful I want a truthful answer. ∎  (of artistic or literary representation) characterized by accuracy or realism; true to life: astonishingly truthful acting. DERIVATIVES: truth·ful·ly adv. truth·ful·ness n.