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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

  • Man In the Aisle, Woman in the Dealership: How Tesla, Grocers Court the Opposite Sex
    A retail truism is that when it comes to most purchase decisions, women are behind the wheel. So it’s no small irony that just as Tesla Motors has taken this truth literally, supermarkets are, evidently, raining men. More than 40% of men say they do all or nearly all the grocery [...] Read more on this news related to 'Truism'
  • Trying times with Transpacific turnaround
    It's a truism that effecting a business turnaround always takes longer than expected. And investors in Transpacific Industries are perhaps the living proof. Read more on this news related to 'Truism'
  • Africa: Mobile Reading Platform Wants to Double Its African Reach
    [Digital Content Africa] The much repeated truism is that Africans don't read much. But the steady spread of young book readers on the Worldreader mobile platform gives a tantalizing glimpse of a day when that may no longer be true. Russell Southwood spoke to Elizabeth Hensick Wood, Managing Director, Worldreader Europe about new developments on the platform. Read more on this news related to 'Truism'

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