Truthiness

/ˈtruːθɪnəs/
noun
mass noun
informal
The quality of seeming or being felt to be true, even if not necessarily true.

Origin
Early 19th century (in the sense ‘truthfulness’): coined in the modern sense by the US humorist Stephen Colbert.

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Politicians’ speech, especially the answers to questions, normally contain a sense of truthiness, even if they convey little meaning.

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