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Truthfulness may refer to:

  • Honesty - a moral character of a human being, related to telling the truth
  • Accuracy - the propensity of information to be correct
  • Strategyproofness - a property of a mechanism in game-theory, related to encouraging the participants to act according to their true preferences.

See also:

  • Truth - a concept most often used to mean in accord with fact or reality.
  • Truthiness - a quality characterizing a "truth" that a person making an argument or assertion claims to know intuitively.
  • Truthlikeness - a philosophical concept that distinguishes between the relative and apparent truth and falsity of assertions and hypotheses.