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- n. The characteristic of being true.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being true; reality; genuineness; faithfulness; sincerity; exactness; truth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being true: truth; faithfulness: sincerity; reality; genuineness; exactness; accuracy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being loyal
- n. conformity to reality or actuality
- n. exactness of adjustment
It's often said that a pound of muscle is harder than a pound of fat, but the trueness is a pound is a pound.
'trueness' -- 'trueness' being Dr. Pratt's present name for the character of as-ness in the true idea.
"I don't believe there's any but the one kind of trueness," said Felicity.
"I don't believe there's any but the one kind of trueness," said
Races and reputed species agree in some respects, although differing from causes which, we have seen, we can in some degree understand, in the fertility and "trueness" of their offspring.
But at the same time, these assumed distances have another function whereby they are deployed as some sort of supportive argument for the "trueness" of the heliocentric hypothesis.
'trueness' in the sense of 'truth' as proposed by me.
Long Island Merlot has achieved a very high standard of consistent trueness-to-type which, in my opinion, surpasses most of Bordeaux, dollar for dollar.
What is the purpose that you claim has “trueness”?
If it is second nature to an average conservative why is the first 3 things I get when I google “trueness of purpose” are Mallam Maynard the pied piper of consumer law, Al Purdy the unofficial poet laureate of Canada, and your post here at 11: 41 am.
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