Definitions: (1) true to the unembellished facts; literal; straightforward; (2) real

Balancing Qualities: Honest, Tactful

Quote: In our reasonings concerning matters of fact, there are all imaginable degrees of assurance, from the highest certainty to the lowest species of moral evidence. A wise man, therefore, proportions his belief to the evidence. ― David Hume (1711-1776) Scottish philosopher