telling - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    very important, or having a large effect

    His most telling weakness has been his failure to provide strategic vision.

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  2. 2
    showing or suggesting the truth about a situation, often in a way that was not intended

    This incident was a small yet telling example of the state of British society.

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