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Honest

Pronunciation of Honest
/ˈɒnɪst/, /ˈɒnɪst/, /ˈɒ_n_ɪ_s_t/

Synonyms for honest:

Sense 5

acting, fine, fallacious, clip, unworldly, device, left-handed, unnatural.

Sense 6

double, maneuver, rigorous, trick, affectation, take in, uncertain, questionable, betray.

Sense 7

art, plastic.

Sense 8

doubtful, trim.

Sense 9

air, soak, act, honor.

Sense 15

have.

Sense 19

pass.

Sense 24

take, DO.

frank

foursquare.

honorable

high-minded, reputable.

loyal

faithful, truehearted.

principled

conscientious.

sincere

heartfelt.

aboveboard (adjective)

square.

all (adjective)

good, honorable, fair.

artless (adjective)

naive, sincere, direct, unadorned, frank, downright, undisguised, unpretentious, open, ingenuous, outgoing, unsophisticated, Unbeguiling, overt, Unartful, artless, undeceitful, undeceptive, broad, undeceiving, candid, blunt, plain, Plain-spoken, genuine, uncalculating, trusting, callow, unaffected, natural, un-artificial, straightforward, unrestrained.

innocent (adjective)

lily-white.

plainspoken (adjective)

Plain-spoken, man-to-man, plainspoken.

real (adjective)

substantial, factual, veritable, real, sincere, solid, actual, true, genuine, authentic, concrete, tangible.

reliable (adjective)

all-right, trustworthy.

reputable (adjective)

reputable, honorable.

respectable (adjective)

honorable, law-abiding, angelical, fair, irreproachable, moral, principled, respectable, worthy, right-minded, virtuous, creditable, true, untarnished, upstanding, unimpeachable, forthright, blameless, noble, estimable, righteous, good, pure, saintly.

simple (adjective)

artless, un-artificial.

succinct (adjective)

ordinary, clear, informal, direct, uncluttered, bald, unpretentious, frank, simple, unadorned, outspoken, unpoetical, straightforward, intelligible, stark, casual, folksy, blunt, candid, Plain-spoken, prosaic.

true (adjective)

definite, proven, true, truehearted, gospel, axiomatic, absolute, openhearted, right, veridical, factual, authentic, veracious, certain.

truthful (adjective)

ethical, truthful, earnest, trustworthy.

truthful, candid (adjective)

genuine, upfront, fair, just, real, reputable, straightforward, law-abiding, authentic, bona fide, impartial, reliable, equitable, trustworthy, decent, open, straight, scrupulous, plain, direct, unfeigned, trusty, virtuous, true, honorable, conscientious, sincere, undisguised, ethical, forthright, high-minded, frank, upright, ingenuous, veracious.

unguarded (adjective)

unguarded.

veracious (adjective)

genuine, ingenuous, authentic, factual, accurate, undeceptive, true, veracious, correct.

virtuous (adjective)

virtuous.

wicked (adjective)

reprobate.

Sense 2 (noun)

incorruptible, straight-shooting, fine.

Sense 3 (noun)

plainspoken, straight-from-the-shoulder, man-to-man, straight-out.

Sense 4 (noun)

hearty, unmannered, heartfelt, unfeigned.

fair (noun)

equitable.

honest (noun)

downright, square, guileless, unpretentious, reliable, artless, true, dependable, straight, truthful, veracious, honorable, open.

Usage examples for honest:

  • Wasn't it enough if a man made an honest living? - "Seven Icelandic Short Stories", Various.
  • I'm quite sure Henry's honest. - "Under Padlock and Seal", Charles Harold Avery.
  • Till then, as thou art an honest man, trouble her not. - "Men of Iron", Ernie Howard Pyle.

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