Definition of truthfully in English:

truthfully

Pronunciation /ˈtruːθfʊli//ˈtruːθf(ə)li/

adverb

  • 1In a way that expresses the truth; honestly.

    ‘stories should be reported truthfully and accurately’
    ‘it is a hard question for me to answer truthfully’
    • ‘Journalists have an absolute right to write whatever they can report truthfully.’
    • ‘This is not the kind of question one can answer truthfully to a child.’
    • ‘She cried and truthfully told him she missed her family.’
    • ‘Very few of us can truthfully claim knowledge of these fine works.’
    • ‘Later, she would maintain - probably truthfully - that the marriage had never been consummated.’
    1. 1.1sentence adverb Used to emphasize the truthfulness or honesty of a statement.
      ‘truthfully, I never liked any of 'em’
      • ‘Mercifully, by the time The New Deal sauntered onstage, the crowd had ballooned - but truthfully, not by much.’
      • ‘You know, truthfully, it's just something I fell into.’
      • ‘I don't really think about it that much, truthfully.’
      • ‘Truthfully picture quality varies from very good to rather poor depending on the scene.’
      • ‘Truthfully, that was the fun part about movies - being able to train for things you always wanted to do.’

Pronunciation

truthfully

/ˈtruːθfʊli//ˈtruːθf(ə)li/