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Definition of Honesty

Honesty

  1. Honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency.
  2. The quality or state of being honest; probity; fairness and straightforwardness of conduct, speech, etc.; integrity; sincerity; truthfulness; freedom from fraud or guile.
  3. Chastity; modesty.
  4. 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 Quotations

Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.
Dennis Prager

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson

We learned about honesty and integrity - that the truth matters... that you don't take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules... and success doesn't count unless you earn it fair and square.
Michelle Obama

Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.
Ellen DeGeneres

No legacy is so rich as honesty.
William Shakespeare
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Honesty Translations

honesty in German is Ehrlichkeit, Ehre
honesty in Latin is probitas
honesty in Spanish is honestidad
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