Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being true: truth; faithfulness: sincerity; reality; genuineness; exactness; accuracy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being true; reality; genuineness; faithfulness; sincerity; exactness; truth.

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  • noun The characteristic of being true.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of being loyal
  • noun conformity to reality or actuality
  • noun exactness of adjustment

Etymologies

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true +‎ -ness

Examples

  • 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.

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  • 'trueness' -- 'trueness' being Dr. Pratt's present name for the character of as-ness in the true idea.

    Meaning of Truth

  • "I don't believe there's any but the one kind of trueness," said Felicity.

    The Story Girl

  • "I don't believe there's any but the one kind of trueness," said

    The Story Girl

  • 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.

    The Foundations of the Origin of Species Two Essays written in 1842 and 1844

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 'trueness' in the sense of 'truth' as proposed by me.

    Meaning of Truth

  • 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.

    The New York Cork Report

  • 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.

    Long Island Wine

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