honestynoun [ U ]uk /ˈɒn.ə.sti/ us /ˈɑː.nə.sti/
- She spoke with brutal honesty - I was too old for the job.
- He should be praised for his honesty.
- And the moral of the story is that honesty is always the best policy.
- I have no reason to doubt her honesty, it's just that I can't understand how it happened.
- Well, I don't want to offend anyone but, in all honesty, I do have some criticisms to make.
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