Truism

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Truism Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • an obvious truth

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an obvious truth

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Truism'


  • Truism: A truism is a claim that is so obvious or self-evident as to be hardly worth mentioning, except as a reminder or as a rhetorical or literary device, and
  • Half-Truism: "Half-Truism" is a song by American punk rock band The Offspring. The song is featured as the opening track on the band's eighth studio album Rise and

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'Truism' example sentence in quotations


* Decide on some imperfect Somebody and you will win, because the truest truism in politics is You can't beat Somebody with Nobody. - William Safire


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Truism Sample Sentences in News


  • 'Hobbit' Tops Weekend Box Office; 'Night at The Musuem' Second
    While Hollywood continued to wrestle with the fallout of the Sony hacking scandal, the weekend box office offered the solace of a moviegoing truism: Hobbits sell. Read more on this news related to 'Truism'
  • 'Hobbit' goes out on top with $90.6 million 5-day debut
    NEW YORK (AP) — While Hollywood continued to wrestle with the fallout of the Sony hacking scandal, the weekend box office offered the solace of a moviegoing truism: Hobbits sell. Read more on this news related to 'Truism'
  • 'Hobbit' gets $90.6M in five-day debut
    NEW YORK -- While Hollywood continued to wrestle with the fallout of the Sony hacking scandal, the weekend box office offered the solace of a moviegoing truism: Hobbits sell. Read more on this news related to 'Truism'

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