What does honesty mean?

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ˈɒn ə stihon·esty

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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

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

  2. honesty(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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.

Editors Contribution

  1. honesty

    The quality and fact of being honest.

    Their honesty was amazing and we all value it.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020  

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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

Examples of honesty in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    The majority of the population is mostly wrong and to prove this point. Say or share anything on individual social media account with utmost honesty for everyone's benefit, there is likely to be NO support from anyone. Now post something merely with selfish intensity like own photo or seeking publicity, there is most probably many like votes onto it especially when the person has profound monetary capability.

  2. Benjamin Crump:

    We refuse to let this case resolve like so many others : quietly and without answers and justice, the family, and the people of Lafayette, deserve honesty and accountability from those who are sworn to protect them -- Lafayette Police.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    When you're surrounded by deepest darkness, it's hard to even think about a ray of Sunshine. Likewise it's difficult to think of justice, when you see the triumph of evil and deceit, and the defeat of truth and honesty all around us. Nonetheless, just as the first ray of Sun penetrates the dark and illuminates our world, the justice of Supreme Power prevails to uproot and smash the evil. The promise is that you will always get double of what was taken away from you; see e.g. the following lines from Holy Book: "Because you got a double dose of trouble and more than your share of contempt, your inheritance in the land will be doubled and your joy go on forever." The justice from Supreme Power shall thus prevail - always! Never lose the Hope and keep your Faith strong!

  4. Joan Boysenko, Pocketful of Miracles:

    If our actions stem from honesty, kindness, caring, and vision, then no matter what the result of our efforts, we have added something of value to our souls and to the world.

  5. Maxim Behar:

    Even in the age of the social media revolution, PR's essence remains the same as always: honesty, integrity, and preparedness to react.

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