The naked truth  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

The naked truth is a metaphor used to denote an idea which is presented without decoration, honestly, but also put bluntly or harshly.

As in:

This is the naked truth.
The naked facts lay there on the table, enclosed within the files.

The naked truth may also refer to:


The expression is found in English as early as the 16th century[1].

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