What does Honesty mean?

Definitions for Honestyˈɒn ə sti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. honesty, honestness(noun)

    the quality of being honest

  2. honesty, silver dollar, money plant, satin flower, satinpod, Lunaria annua(noun)

    southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration

Wiktionary

  1. honesty(Noun)

    The act, quality, or condition of being honest; to be truthful

  2. honesty(Noun)

    Any of various crucifers in the genus Lunaria, several of which are grown as ornamentals.

  3. Origin: From honesté (French: honnêteté) (honest + -y).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Honesty(adj)

    honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency

  2. Honesty(adj)

    the quality or state of being honest; probity; fairness and straightforwardness of conduct, speech, etc.; integrity; sincerity; truthfulness; freedom from fraud or guile

  3. Honesty(adj)

    chastity; modesty

  4. Honesty(adj)

    satin flower; the name of two cruciferous herbs having large flat pods, the round shining partitions of which are more beautiful than the blossom; -- called also lunary and moonwort. Lunaria biennis is common honesty; L. rediva is perennial honesty

Freebase

  1. Honesty

    Honesty refers to a facet of moral character and connotes positive and virtuous attributes such as integrity, truthfulness and straightforwardness along with the absence of lying, cheating or theft. Honesty is revered in many cultures and religions. Honesty means being truthful, trustworthy, loyal, fair and sincere. Honesty also means straight forward conduct. "Honesty is the best policy" is a proverb of unknown origin. "Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom."- Thomas Jefferson.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Honesty in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Honesty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    There are no fifty shades of grey for Honesty, Integrity and Truth. Everything is either black or white, and either wrong or right. There is absolutely no twilight zone in the land of Honesty, Integrity and Truth.

  2. Shadi Petosky:

    I really appreciate your honesty. I’ll have to pass though, but thank you. I have a 13 year old boy going through puberty. I don’t want him to feel any discomforts in his own home. Again, thanks for your inquiry your honesty!

  3. Eric knight:

    There's something about honesty...A chap's got to be honest. Never forget it all thy entire life. And there's a funny thing about honesty...No two ways about it; there's only one way about it....(Father to son, Joe)

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Honesty requires Courage and Strength - the reason why you can't expect it from cowards. Honesty is also an expensive proposal, so you mustn't expect it from cheap people. Honesty is therefore limited exclusively to people with Character, Courage and Strength.

  5. Ziva David:

    I could not have been more blessed because I got a chance to be with my love, Michael, any time you put Michael and me together, there's going to be a spark. There's going to be real honesty. For that, I am grateful because there was a sense of conclusion as far as what we felt for each other.

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