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Definition of 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

The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
Arthur C. Clarke

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

No legacy is so rich as honesty.
William Shakespeare

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
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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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