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Definition of forsooth adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

forsooth

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//fəˈsuːθ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fərˈsuːθ//
 
(old use or humorous)
 
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used to emphasize a statement, especially in order to show surprise Word Origin Old English forsōth (from for + sooth ‘genuine, true’, of Germanic origin).
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