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The truth - synonyms or related words

truth

noun

the actual facts or information about something, rather than what people think, expect, or make up

fact

noun

things that are true or that really happened, rather than things that are imaginary or not true

actuality

noun

formal

a fact or something that is real

objectivity

noun

a state or situation in which something is based only on facts and evidence

substance

noun

the fact that something is based on accurate information

veracity

noun

formal

truth, or honesty

the honest truth

the complete truth

the gospel truth

the complete truth

verity

noun

formal

something that is true

conventional/received/traditional wisdom

beliefs or opinions that most people accept to be correct

brinner

a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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