HyperDic: truly

English > 4 senses of the word truly:
ADVERBalltruly, genuinely, reallyin accordance with truth or fact or reality
alltruly, rightfullyby right
alltruly, sincerely, unfeignedlywith sincerity
alltruly, in truth, reallyin fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers)
truly > pronunciation
Soundstruw'liy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > truly: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn accordance with truth or fact or reality.
Example"she was now truly American"
Synonymsgenuinely, really
Spanishrealmente
Catalanrealment, veritablement
Adjectivestrueconsistent with fact or reality
English > truly: 4 senses > adverb 2
MeaningBy right.
Synonymrightfully
Spanishciertamente, legalmente, legítimamente, lícitamente, verdaderamente
Adjectivestruehaving a legally established claim
English > truly: 4 senses > adverb 3
MeaningWith sincerity; without pretense / pretense.
Example "we are truly sorry for the inconvenience"
Synonymssincerely, unfeignedly
OppositeinsincerelyWithout sincerity
Spanishauténticamente, ciertamente, genuinamente, legítimamente, sinceramente, sin pretensiones, verdaderamente
Catalansincerament
Adjectivestruenot pretended
English > truly: 4 senses > adverb 4
MeaningIn fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers).
Example "a truly awful book"
Synonymsin truth, really
Usage ofintensifier, intensiveA modifier that has little meaning / meaning except to intensify the meaning / meaning it modifies
Spanishrealmente
Catalanen veritat

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