Saturday, June 25, 2005

An examination of concepts: truth, visibility, and honesty

Truth, visibility, honesty At the request of a young lady who says she's from Austin, we are making these the words for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

truth noun
1. the quality of being true, genuine, actual, or factual the truth of his statement was attested;
2. something that is true as opposed to false you did not tell me the truth;
3. a proven or verified principle or statement; fact the truths of astronomy;
4. (usually plural) a system of concepts purporting to represent some aspect of the world the truths of ancient religions;
5. fidelity to a required standard or law
6. faithful reproduction or portrayal the truth of a portrait;
7. an obvious fact; truism; platitude
8. honesty, reliability, or veracity the truth of her nature;
9. accuracy, as in the setting, adjustment, or position of something, such as a mechanical instrument
10. the state or quality of being faithful; allegiance Related adjectives: veritable veracious
History: Old English triewth; related to Old High German gitriuwida fidelity, Old Norse tryggr true
truthless adjective

Tomorrow we will focus more on visibility:

visibility noun
1. the condition or fact of being visible
2. clarity of vision or relative possibility of seeing
3. the range of vision visibility is 500 yards;

From Collins Publishing.


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