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English → English (WordNet) Definition: forsooth forsooth adv : an archaic word originally meaning `in truth' but now usually used to express disbelief
English → English (gcide) Definition: Forsooth Forsooth \For*sooth"\, adv. [AS. fors[=o][eth]; for, prep. + s[=o][eth] sooth, truth. See For, prep., and Sooth.] In truth; in fact; certainly; very well; -- formerly used as an expression of deference or respect, especially to woman; now used ironically or contemptuously. [1913 Webster] A fit man, forsooth, to govern a realm! --Hayward. [1913 Webster] Our old English word forsooth has been changed for the French madam. --Guardian. [1913 Webster] Forsooth \For*sooth"\, v. t. To address respectfully with the term forsooth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The captain of the “Charles” had forsoothed her, though he knew her well enough and she him. --Pepys. [1913 Webster] Forsooth \For*sooth"\, n. A person who used forsooth much; a very ceremonious and deferential person. [R.] [1913 Webster] You sip so like a forsooth of the city. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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