Definitions for trulyˈtru li

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. truly, genuinely, really(adverb)

    in accordance with truth or fact or reality

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

  2. rightfully, truly(adverb)

    by right

    "baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime"

  3. sincerely, unfeignedly, truly(adverb)

    with sincerity; without pretense

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

  4. in truth, really, truly(adverb)

    in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers)

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

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  1. truly(Adverb)

    In accordance with the facts; truthfully, accurately.

  2. truly(Adverb)

    Honestly, genuinely, in fact, really.

  3. truly(Adverb)


    You are truly silly.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Truly(adverb)

    in a true manner; according to truth; in agreement with fact; as, to state things truly; the facts are truly represented

  2. Truly(adverb)

    exactly; justly; precisely; accurately; as, to estimate truly the weight of evidence

  3. Truly(adverb)

    sincerely; honestly; really; faithfully; as, to be truly attached to a lover; the citizens are truly loyal to their prince or their country

  4. Truly(adverb)

    conformably to law; legally; legitimately

  5. Truly(adverb)

    in fact; in deed; in reality; in truth

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  1. Truly

    Truly was an American rock band formed in the wake of the grunge era. It featured singer-guitarist Robert Roth, bassist Hiro Yamamoto, and drummer Mark Pickerel. Yamamoto and Pickerel were founding members respectively of Soundgarden and Screaming Trees. While not a commercially successful group like some of their Seattle contemporaries, the band lasted a decade with two studio albums to their name.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'truly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3163

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'truly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3078

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'truly' in Adverbs Frequency: #236

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