the quality of being honest
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
The act, quality, or condition of being honest; to be truthful
Any of various crucifers in the genus Lunaria, several of which are grown as ornamentals.
Origin: From honesté (French: honnêteté) (honest + -y).
honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency
the quality or state of being honest; probity; fairness and straightforwardness of conduct, speech, etc.; integrity; sincerity; truthfulness; freedom from fraud or guile
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
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.
The numerical value of Honesty in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Honesty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.
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.
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!
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.
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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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- honradesa, honestedatCatalan, Valencian
- Ehrlichkeit, Mondviole, SilberblattGerman
- ηθικότητα, χρηστότητα, ευθύτητα, τιμιότητα, εντιμότητα, ευσυνειδησίαGreek
- honradez, sinceridad, honestidadSpanish
- onair, ionracasScottish Gaelic
- lealtà, correttezza, onestàItalian
- 정직, 正直Korean
- ærlegdomNorwegian Nynorsk
- onestitate, pana-zburătoruluiRomanian
- че́стность, добросовестностьRussian
- hederlighet, ärlighetSwedish
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