What does honesty mean?

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ˈɒn ə stihon·esty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. honesty, honestnessnoun

    the quality of being honest

  2. honesty, silver dollar, money plant, satin flower, satinpod, Lunaria annuanoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. honestynoun

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

  2. honestynoun

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

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

Wikipedia

  1. Honesty

    Honesty is a facet of moral character that connotes positive and virtuous attributes such as integrity, truthfulness, straightforwardness, including straightforwardness of conduct, along with the absence of lying, cheating, theft, etc. Honesty also involves being trustworthy, loyal, fair, and sincere. Honesty is valued in many ethnic and religious cultures. "Honesty is the best policy" is a proverb of Edwin Sandys, while the quote "Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom" is attributed to Thomas Jefferson, as used in a letter to Nathaniel Macon. April 30 is national Honesty Day in the United States. William Shakespeare famously described honesty as an attribute people leave behind when he wrote that "no legacy is so rich as honesty" in act 3 scene 5 of "All's Well that Ends Well."Others have noted, however, that "too much honesty might be seen as undisciplined openness". For example, individuals may be perceived as being "too honest" if they honestly express the negative opinions of others, either without having been asked their opinion, or having been asked in a circumstance where the response would be trivial. This concern manifests in the concept of political correctness, with individuals refraining from expressing their true opinions due to a general societal condemnation of such views. Research has also found that honesty can lead to interpersonal harm because people avoid information about how their honest behavior affects others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Honestyadjective

    honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency

  2. Honestyadjective

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

  3. Honestyadjective

    chastity; modesty

  4. Honestyadjective

    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. Plutarch:

    The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.

  2. Cicero:

    Where is there dignity unless there is honesty?

  3. Henry van Dyke:

    I thank God for the honesty and virility of Jesus religion which makes us face the facts and calls us to take a man's part in the real battle of life.

  4. John Thune:

    If you have a stated policy, which your followers or your audience knows to be the case, that you use an objective algorithm for trending topics -- you better follow that policy, it’s a matter of transparency and honesty and there should n’t be any attempt to mislead the American public.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Biological infantilism atrophies in a person many useful qualities of survival due to egoism, the population of mankind will be significantly reduced. 2. Machine logic Outside, we look like people, but inside we are as if machines that created evolution itself. Machine mechanisms of thinking moving from one extreme to another. The logic is completely automatic. Inside, everything works very accurately for a normal person, if something breaks, this person is called a madman. This is the absolute power of logic over everything. Robotic consciousness in which everything seems exotic when it is not a profit, but romance. 3. The subconscious mind is capricious and therefore paradoxical, it does not listen to the wisdom of the universe. 4. All reflexes of thinking are just gears twisted by the experience of life. 5. The main geography of the organism The basic geography of an organism is entirely based on the life experience of evolution. Constantly corrected by selfishness that will disrupt the basic ecosystem of thinking and human health. 6. Fear is the basis of all desires. 7. Cosmetics, clothing shopping and plastic surgery are pain relievers for your ego, dear ladies, but not medicine. 8. We all admire geniuses. Before the talents. This is totemism. This is paganism where every genius, as a god, is responsible for his ability. We have become pagans of media mythology. 9. Sleep is self-criticism and self-irony. 10. Loneliness is when all the threads connecting with communication break and you stop being a puppet. 11. You will become more successful when all your stupid desires die out. 12. Successful people are obsessed with the idea that they are always late. 13. A rich man thinks like a sultan. More secret wives, more mistresses, more prostitutes, he is not a prince, he just bought you like a barbie at a sex toy store. 14. The world is a masterpiece of adaptation and there is an endless space around us, but nature is our space. 15. Immortality which will give you to find the secrets of being. All the secrets of awareness will be revealed by eternity. 16. Thinking constantly mutates, instincts and reflexes acquire new qualities of ability, philosophy acquires new armor, and thinking new claws in the process of adaptation. 17. Insomnia is the epicenter of loneliness, a painful point of inevitability. Reality in the city Reality in the city is a reality that is constantly being corrected by opinions and own thoughts. True Reality is nature and love in which money and character do not interfere, there is the truth of universal happiness. You need to grow up to this truth. 2. In any dispute there are fragile places, the main thing is to break all the necessary joints, these are the weak points of a person, that is, his personal sins of selfishness. 3. How does the inner world of a person look like? For someone it consists of egoism, and for someone of selfless deep philosophy. 4. The inner world reflects our essence, our philosophical reasoning. The world passing through the prism of its own logic, passes through our hands, the world of people is endlessly abundant. 5. We forget that no matter how high our intelligence is, we are at the mercy of universal laws. 6. The one who helps the neighbor, thereby helps the descendants. 7. Due to selfishness, our ideal world is still only in our imagination. 8. We are part of the universe, her energy, her philosophy. Many worlds can be hidden in us. Civilizations in our thinking. They say that our world is abundant thanks to opinions. If you feel lonely then you need a bigger bed. There is no feeling of loneliness - it's just a fear of the future and laziness. 2. The higher the intelligence, the less craving for sex and fears. 3. Logic is the pixels of reality. They are getting smaller and smaller. 4. Look at this old residential building. The basis of life is economics and marketing as at the base of a building. Maybe the human universe has turned into this. Morality is rotten and only greed remains. 5. Inevitability shapes us, or we shape inevitability. 6. Alone, we feel cold and dead like ice. We hardly feel suffering because insensibility dulls the pain of despair. Insensibility is the worst pain in the world. Feel dead from loneliness. 7. The coldness of loneliness burns with insensibility and endless emptiness. 8. The coldness of unfeeling loneliness causes rejection, but at the same time the attraction to warm from loneliness with the warmth of sympathy. 9. Through fire, man communicates with nature with the spirits of ancestors who are the basis of culture and nature. This forms the full value of being, life experiences are combined into a single chain of meaning. 10. it is not just communication with nature, it is communication with true reality and the universe itself. City life is a fictional reality of marketing. 11. Time shapes goals and life path is most often formed from inevitability and chance. 12. We move in the void of nonsense. In a fog of illusion. And only time directs us it sober us up from nonsense. Our reality is getting funnier and funnier, comical nightmare of black humor, and funny and scary, shock humor. The comical, dreamlike paradoxes of egoism are becoming more and more. 2. Stubbornness is the cartoonish thinking that anything is possible. This is the inexhaustible energy of success. 3. Open in yourself the philosophy of love without self-interest and selfishness, and you will become much happier and more joyful. Let your heart become a philosopher of selfless love. 4. Alone, you will grow old mind faster. Like a fish in the depths of the endless emptiness of nonsense. 5. The great matrix of loneliness, where money rules, there will always be formal loneliness, robotic consciousness. 6. Music is a lullaby of consciousness, we are moving towards death by dancing. Depression from loneliness there is something lulling and comforting in her in the feeling of romance, in the emptiness of feelings. Reality seems endless. 2. Depression is a cocoon of rebirth. You become a person super deep and not of the world of everything. 3. I understand it is not easy to fall in love again, you need to delve into the new plot of a love series, and all series end the same way, or degrade, or funding for the continuation of the story ends. 4. Loneliness is hormones in your pants. 5. Depression is a hang-glider, you run in despair from loneliness and take off and you see how beautiful romantic depression is, there is something warm and tender in it - this is the greatness of life. 6. Demand to sue the one who wrote the script of your life. 7. Love is nonconformity in the world of economics. 8. Economics sets trends in philosophy, although it is extremely unstable due to inflation. 9. Interaction of inertia in engineering thinking, will overcome all frontiers of success. 10. Roads of the city - this is the nervous system of impulses point, and to point b, or the circulatory system. Which is increasingly experiencing the paralysis of egoism in evolutionary thinking. Love for money Modern love for money. If you have no money or little money for a girl. Neither the size of the penis, nor the size of the muscles, nor the size of the intellect, nor even your humor will save you. She will just start to sober up from your charm and charm that you are just a loser. If you are loved only because of money, then you are out of luck with your face. 2. Lying is the daughter of greed The evolutionary ladder of lies, lies - this is a jetpack in the ladder of social status, and people seem so small it gives rise to misanthropy and sociopathy. Honest people are homeless people or corpses. In the evolution of monopoly by self-interest and profit, only the manipulative lies of populism and marketing, the acting of hypocritical greed, are being improved. Lying is the daughter of greed. Lies turn us into atheists, immerse in skepticism all the brightest and most beautiful. 3.subconscious and love Libido confuses us, while the subconscious forms platonic love that affects intuition. Subconsciously, we had to come to our soul mate, if it is in the brain program. The subconscious is a life scenario programmed by the influence of karma. 4. Revenge is a gift from karma Revenge is a gift from karma so that you cannot get out of the hands of karma, its vicious circle. This is an eloquent self-irony in which it is shown that you are no better than the enemy. 5. Poetry is very beautiful porn. 6. In poetry, testosterone is the brush of catharsis, and libido is the ink of inspiration. 7. Humor is angry honesty, like an eruption of truth, a volcano on which it is written: enough. 8. Kazakh Woman Powerful libido generator You excite the imagination, you are a whole inner world. You boil my hormones in my pants. The whole body is like a continuous powerful erection. Powerful libido generator. You are mania and filia and fetish. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

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