Sooth meaning

so͝oth
Real; true.
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Truth; reality.
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True or real.
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Truth; fact.
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(archaic) Truth.
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(archaic) True.
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Soft; smooth.
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Soothing; smooth.
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Keats.

With jellies soother than the creamy curd.

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in sooth
  • In truth; truly.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

in sooth

Origin of sooth

  • Middle English from Old English sōth es- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English sooth, from Old English sōþ (“truth", also "true, actual, real"), from Proto-Germanic *sanþaz (“truth; true"), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁sónts, *es-ont- (“being, existence, real, true"), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁es-, *es- (“to be"). Akin to Old Saxon sōþ (“true"), Old High German sand (“true"), Old Norse sannr (“true"), Gothic 𐍃𐌿𐌽𐌾𐌰 (sunja, “truth"), Old English sÄ“on (“to be"), Old English synn (“sin, guilt"; literally, "being the one guilty"). More at sin.

    From Wiktionary