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Definition of Truism

Truism

  1. An undoubted or self-evident truth; a statement which is pliantly true; a proposition needing no proof or argument; -- opposed to falsism.

Truism Quotations

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.
Robert A. Heinlein

Everybody wants peace. That's a truism. There is no point in accomplishing through war what you can accomplish through peace.
Norman Finkelstein

It is a truism that children need more of Mother than of money.
Ezra Taft Benson

The second truism that we must understand is that poverty does not create our social problems, our social problems create our poverty.
Marco Rubio

The defense of ObamaCare's constitutionality relies mainly on the truism that everyone is sure to get sick at some point in their lives, and this makes the health-care market unlike any other market.
John Podhoretz
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Truism Translations

truism in French is truisme
truism in German is Binsenwahrheit, Gemeinplatz
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