Honesty

Definition of Honesty

Hon´es`ty
n.1.Honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency.
She derives her honesty and achieves her goodness.
- Shak.
2.The quality or state of being honest; probity; fairness and straightforwardness of conduct, speech, etc.; integrity; sincerity; truthfulness; freedom from fraud or guile.
That we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
- 1 Tim. ii. 2.
3.Chastity; modesty.
To lay . . . siege to the honesty of this Ford's wife.
- Shak.
4.(Bot.) 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; Lunaria rediva is perennial honesty.

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absolute realism, artlessness, assured probity, authenticity, blamelessness, bluntness, bona fideness, character, cleanness, conscientiousness, decency, dependability, directness, disinterestedness, equitableness, equity, erectness, estimableness, forthrightness, genuineness, good character, goodness, guilelessness, high ideals, high principles, high-mindedness, honorableness, immaculacy, impartiality, inartificiality, incorruption, ingenuousness, irreproachability, irreproachableness, justness, legitimacy, lifelikeness, literalism, literality, literalness, moral excellence, moral strength, morality, naturalism, naturalness, nobility, objectivity, outspokenness, photographic realism, principles, probity, pureness, purity, realism, realness, rectitude, reliability, reputability, respectability, righteousness, scrupulousness, stainlessness, straightforwardness, true-to-lifeness, truth to nature, truthfulness, unadulteration, unaffectedness, unfictitiousness, unimpeachability, unimpeachableness, unspeciousness, unspottedness, unspuriousness, unsyntheticness, uprightness, upstandingness, veracity, verisimilitude, virtue, virtuousness, worthiness
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