hard facts

hard facts

Information that is true and cannot be refuted. Don't get caught up in emotions and opinions—try to focus on the hard facts of the situation when you make your decision.
See also: fact, hard

hard ˈfacts

the real or true facts of a situation, etc: I’m not interested in your opinion. I want hard facts.This is a newspaper which deals in hard facts, not rumours.
See also: fact, hard
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His relatives, failing to understand that a question of sentiment was involved in this proceeding, appealed to hard facts, and reminded him that there were no salt mines in the neighborhood.
In truth, they were children together, so far as love was concerned, and they were as naive and immature in the expression of their love as a pair of children, and this despite the fact that she was crammed with a university education and that his head was full of scientific philosophy and the hard facts of life.
The emphasis was helped by the speaker's hair, which bristled on the skirts of his bald head, a plantation of firs to keep the wind from its shining surface, all covered with knobs, like the crust of a plum pie, as if the head had scarcely warehouse-room for the hard facts stored inside.
Though they began by discussing all manner of subjects in Weeks' little room eventually the conversation always turned to religion: the theological student took a professional interest in it, and Hayward welcomed a subject in which hard facts need not disconcert him; when feeling is the gauge you can snap your angers at logic, and when your logic is weak that is very agreeable.
"Now we're coming to hard facts," he thought, conscious in himself of the same instinctive recoil that he had so often criticised in his mother and her contemporaries.
The only thing that has changed in my world is the mountain of cold hard facts I have come across, every single one of which tells me that Brexit will fail this country.
upset a very shallow, inept man in a leaked memo as to some hard facts that millions of humans across the globe already know.
Hard facts about future of the Welsh language ARFON Jones (Letters, June 26) speaks of respect.
The SCBA chief has not disclosed what he thinks are the hard facts. Does he consider that the judge has no property overseas and has been falsely accused of having it, or does he think that the judge does own the properties overseas and had duly revealed them in his declaration?
He said the government was taking decisions on the basis of its wishes instead of hard facts. He said the levy of super tax and GST would further destroy the economy.
class="MsoNormalJournalists and their media houses must therefore up their game search the truth and hard facts that the man on the street would not be able to find by himself.
Kumar says he didn't walk away from yesterday's results and earnings call "with any hard facts that lead us to believe the second half of 2019 will mark the bottom."
Yesterday she was greeted with more hard facts about the mountain there is to climb.
He made the remarks when asked to comment on Diokno's statement that 'hard facts' would show the economy was not in the doldrums as President Duterte had said.