Definition of Truism. Meaning of Truism. Synonyms of Truism

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Definition of Truism

Truism
Truism Tru"ism, n. [From True.] An undoubted or self-evident truth; a statement which is pliantly true; a proposition needing no proof or argument; -- opposed to falsism. Trifling truisms clothed in great, swelling words. --J. P. Smith.

Meaning of Truism from wikipedia

- A truism is a claim that is so obvious or self-evident as to be hardly worth mentioning, except as a reminder or as a rhetorical or literary device, and...
- "Half-Truism" is a song by the American punk rock band The Offspring. The song is featured as the opening track on the band's eighth studio album Rise...
- "Hammerhead", "You're Gonna Go Far, Kid", "Kristy, Are You Doing Okay?", and "Half-Truism". Work for Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace dates back to September 2004, when...
- Jenny Holzer’s Truisms (1977-79) are some of her best-known works. The nearly 300 aphorisms and slogans utilize a series of modern clichés or commonly...
- "journalistic principle" and in 2007 was referred to in commentary as "an old truism among journalists". Ian Betteridge's name became ****ociated with the concept...
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- A lapalissade is an obvious truth—i.e. a truism or tautology—which produces a comical effect. It is derived from the name Jacques de la Palice, and the...
- freedoms. Otto Dann and John Dinwiddy report, "It has long been almost a truism of European history that the French Revolution gave a great stimulus to...
- Diana Ross' great gift. No matter how she is stylized, no matter what phony truism she mouths, this woman always lets you know she is alive. — Robert Christgau...
- Ethnologist. 44 (2): 243–248. doi:10.1111/amet.12475. It has long been a truism that politicians lie, but with the entry of Donald Trump into the U.S. political...
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