honesty Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “honesty” - Learner’s Dictionary

honesty

noun
 
 
/ˈɒnɪsti/
B2 [U] the quality of being honestHonesty, openness and sincerity
in all honesty used when you are saying what you really think or feel about something: In all honesty, I'd rather not go. →  Opposite dishonesty Honesty, openness and sincerity
Translations of “honesty”
in Korean 정직함…
in Arabic صِدْق, صَراحة…
in Portuguese honestidade…
in Catalan honradesa, sinceritat…
in Japanese 正直さ, 誠実さ, 実直さ…
in Italian onestà…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誠實…
in Russian честность…
in Turkish dürüstlük, haysiyet, namusluluk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诚实…
in Polish uczciwość, szczerość…
(Definition of honesty from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

golden

made of gold

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

hyperpalatable adjective
hyperpalatable adjective
August 24, 2015
describes food with heightened levels of sugar and salt, intended to be extremely appealing In Brazil, where the prevalence of overweight and obese adults has doubled since 1980, crisps, biscuits, energy bars and sugary drinks formulated to be ‘hyper-palatable’ are much more widely eaten than previously.

Read More