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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - An archaic word originally meaning `in truth' but now usually used to express disbelief.

Usage examples (35)
  • So that there on her head sang the ring-sword forsooth
  • "Your city-mannerly word forsooth, use it not too often in any case."
  • Hear sentence forsooth, that is, the ratling of broken glasses, and the expounding of dreams?
  • Why must my name forsooth be given up to the for more
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