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Definition 1: in accordance with truth or fact or reality - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where truly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she was now truly American
  • a genuinely open society
  • they don't really listen to us

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Definition 2: by right - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where truly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime

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Definition 3: with sincerity; without pretense - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where truly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she praised him sincerely for his victory
  • was unfeignedly glad to see his old teacher
  • we are truly sorry for the inconvenience

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Definition 4: in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers) - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where truly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman Empire
  • really, you shouldn't have done it
  • a truly awful book

Synonyms for truly in the sense of this definition

(truly is used in the usage domain ...) a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies

"`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier" "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"

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