Definitions

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  • n. the quality of being honest

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Examples

  • So, in a way, they are right in their own minds, and should in fact welcome the now-honestness of Hollywood.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Why the Neglect of Communist Crimes Matters

  • Challenging music that conjures the endearing passion of early Springsteen coupled with an honestness unheard in contemporary bands.

    But I'm Everything (Music (For Robots))

  • “Dear boy! it came from the honestness of his heart!”

    The Small House at Allington

  • But them cats, they've brought me back to the ways of honestness.

    The Phoenix and the Carpet

  • It had few readers of literary taste and discrimination; plain, earnest men and women, intent only upon the thought itself, and caring little for the clothing of it, loved the _Herald of Freedom_ for its honestness and earnestness, and its bold rebukes of the wrong, its all-surrendering homage to what its editor believed to be right.

    The Complete Works of Whittier

  • "Dear boy! it came from the honestness of his heart!"

    The Small House at Allington

  • He's told me with the greatest of honestness when he's done things which was wrong, and no one else knowed of; as, for instance, when he ate the cherries and swallowed the stones, and when he got the cat's tail all over pitch -- I can remember a score of things he's told me of, quite frank and open, and I'm sure he's spoken the truth now. "

    The Story of the White-Rock Cove

  • "In all honestness I like the umpiring set-up the manner it is, you take the good with the bad, ''

    Money on the internet

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