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synonyms for truism

  • adage
  • aphorism
  • axiom
  • cliche
  • cliché
  • maxim
  • motto
  • platitude
  • proverb
  • saying
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How to use truism in a sentence

If one of the truisms of connection is to meet people where they are, then Kennedy has it down.
HOW DR. BECKY BECAME THE MILLENNIAL PARENTING WHISPERERDOREE SHAFRIRJUNE 26, 2021TIME
Our analysis also found that a longtime truism in polling — that surveys using live callers are more accurate — is no longer true.
POLITICS PODCAST: THE GOLD STANDARD FOR POLLING HAS CHANGEDGALEN DRUKEMARCH 25, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
This is a truism of life, but we can’t resist manufacturing false gods.
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A PLANTATION AND COLLEGE SPORTS: A PLANTATION DIDN’T PRETENDJERRY BREWERMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In other words, it is a truism, mere equation in terms, telling nothing whatever.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Nevertheless, it is a truism which men are none the worse of being reminded of now and then.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
That the day may begin with calm and sunshine, yet end in clouds and tempest—or vice versa—is a truism which need not be enforced.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Somehow this statement, though a truism, did not seem to fit on to previous remarks.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 93, SEPTEMBER 24, 1887VARIOUS
It is a mere truism to remark that in every political question the main controversy is complicated by a number of side issues.
IS ULSTER RIGHT?ANONYMOUS
A 'truism' is not useless so long as its truth is not admitted.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
I believe this to be a truism which will defy even criticism.
MY REMINISCENCES OF THE ANGLO-BOER WARBEN VILJOEN.
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WORDS RELATED TO TRUISM

  • adage
  • apothegm
  • axiom
  • dictum
  • maxim
  • moral
  • precept
  • proverb
  • rule
  • saw
  • saying
  • truism
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