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Definition of Honest

Honest

  1. Decent; honorable; suitable; becoming.
  2. Characterized by integrity or fairness and straight/forwardness in conduct, thought, speech, etc.; upright; just; equitable; trustworthy; truthful; sincere; free from fraud, guile, or duplicity; not false; -- said of persons and acts, and of things to which a moral quality is imputed; as, an honest judge or merchant; an honest statement; an honest bargain; an honest business; an honest book; an honest confession.
  3. Open; frank; as, an honest countenance.
  4. Chaste; faithful; virtuous.
  5. To adorn; to grace; to honor; to make becoming, appropriate, or honorable.

Honest Quotations

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia

Honesty and loyalty are key. If two people can be honest with each other about everything, that's probably the biggest key to success.
Taylor Lautner

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
Douglas MacArthur

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. - Sigmund Freud
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
Sigmund Freud

Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question.
Willard Scott
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Honest Translations

honest in Afrikaans is eerlik
honest in Dutch is eerlijk, eerzaam, degelijk
honest in Finnish is rehellinen
honest in German is ehrlich, ehrenwerte
honest in Italian is onesto
honest in Latin is pia pium, pius
honest in Portuguese is honesto
honest in Spanish is leal, sincero
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