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truism

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtruismtru‧is‧m /ˈtruːɪzəm/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TRUEa statement that is clearly true, so that there is no need to say it 🔊 His speech was just a collection of clichés and truisms.
Examples from the Corpus
truismIn purely technical terms, this is all but a truism.The amendment states but a truism that all is retained which has not been surrendered.Feminism's death in the 1980s is a truism which I doubt.It is a truism that you get what you pay for.That's my first truism about truth.Amy did think it important to write down the old truism regarding the day of the week a baby is born.This song of himself is filled with exclamation points and pat truisms, however.
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