Definition of 'honesty'
Video: pronunciation of 'honesty'
Example sentences containing 'honesty'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
In this he is inspired by his partner's honesty and openness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That's certainly an apt subject for a group who exude danger and emotional honesty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Four of the five may also face gross misconduct hearings over honesty and integrity, and one for use of force. The Sun (2016)When it comes to talking about mental health I can only think that openness and honesty is a good thing. The Sun (2016)And honesty is a quality rarely also found in politics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Sue will be sadly missed by those who respected honesty. The Sun (2011)This is a time for brutal honesty and fronting up. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What you get instead is an hour of searing emotional honesty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is only possible if there is openness and honesty. Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)We want to keep the honesty and integrity. The Sun (2015)Editorial writers call for honesty from our politicians. Times, Sunday Times (2010)People you know respect honesty and straight talking. The Sun (2015)Their approach is one of brutal honesty and individuals taking responsibility. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Try for stark emotional honesty and be as open as you can. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But all our winning companies embrace openness and honesty from shopfloor to boardroom. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They regarded him as a man of almost unbelievable integrity and honesty. Christianity Today (2000)My parents taught me respect and honesty. Times, Sunday Times (2011)How can she manage such brutal honesty? Times, Sunday Times (2014)And it's always an unsurprising surprise to hear the garrulous honesty of politicians talking about the past. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I have no doubt about his sincerity and honesty. The Sun (2012)This is something that has to be addressed with honesty and candour if the family justice system is not to suffer further loss of public confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I simply ask for honesty, fairness and openness. Times, Sunday Times (2006)THERE have been lots of comments recently about the honesty and fairness of the judging and voting on Strictly. The Sun (2015)It is a memoir full of candour, honesty, love and pain. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It would be wonderful, though, if he just called me with some honesty and sincerity. The Sun (2006)The players are enhancing the image of the Premier League with the quality and the honesty of what they do. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Honesty and sincerity, especially the fake variety, are conveyed by steady eye contact and leaning towards the audience. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'honesty'
In Common Usage. honesty is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'honesty'
British English: honesty /ˈɒnɪstɪ/ NOUN
Honesty is honest behaviour.
I can answer you with complete honesty.
- American English: honesty
- Arabic: أَمَانَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: honestidade
- Chinese: 诚实
- Croatian: iskrenost
- Czech: poctivost
- Danish: ærlighed
- Dutch: eerlijkheid
- European Spanish: honradez
- Finnish: rehellisyys
- French: honnêteté
- German: Ehrlichkeit
- Greek: ειλικρίνεια
- Italian: onestà
- Japanese: 正直
- Korean: 정직
- Norwegian: ærlighet
- Polish: uczciwość
- European Portuguese: honestidade
- Romanian: cinste
- Russian: честность
- Spanish: honradez
- Swedish: ärlighet
- Thai: ความซื่อสัตย์
- Turkish: dürüstlük
- Ukrainian: щирість
- Vietnamese: lòng trung thực
Definition of honesty from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.