Honesty in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Honesty

(uncountable, countable) The act, quality, or condition of being honest. | (uncountable, countable, obsolete) Honor; decency, propriety. | (uncountable, countable, obsolete) Chastity.

Short Example Sentences for Honesty

  • 1. He preached honesty and practiced it. 🔊
  • 2. Of her own honesty and accuracy there can be no question. 🔊
  • 3. He was convinced of her honesty in her declaration. 🔊
  • 4. The honesty of her words was undoubted. 🔊
  • 5. It bears the inimitable stamp of honesty and good faith. 🔊
  • 6. I have striven to believe in the honesty of Government. 🔊
  • 7. He put his case with the bluntness and honesty native to him. 🔊
  • 8. Nothing is wanted for this reform but honesty and moral courage. 🔊
  • 9. First, let me argue upon the honesty of it, and next upon the prudence of it. 🔊
  • 10. The prince was charmed with the honesty and frankness of Mr. Valyajnikoff. 🔊
  • 11. They drive a great Trade, with as little Honesty as elsewhere. 🔊
  • 12. And I my ancient craft may try, Sin' honesty is gane. 🔊
  • 13. It is, I think, scarce honesty in him To look for thanks, who means no favor. 🔊
  • 14. There is honesty in those eyes--and purpose. 🔊

How to use Honesty in Sentences?

  • 1. Nevertheless among their most marked characteristics were their honesty and their kindness. 🔊
  • 2. And we obtain this result not so much by medicaments as by honesty and orderliness. 🔊
  • 3. I even boasted of her honesty as an excuse for my keeping her, nuisance as she was. 🔊
  • 4. Such they were, and honesty even in literature and courtship is some whiles best policy. 🔊
  • 5. They have attempted to replace honesty by camouflage, the golden rule by self-aggrandizement. 🔊
  • 6. If a man gains money at the expense of honesty and integrity, he pays too great a price. 🔊
  • 7. He had never heard her speak disparagingly of anyone, farther than strict honesty compelled. 🔊
  • 8. Mrs. Janney was as certain of the honesty of her servants and her Secretary as she was of her own. 🔊
  • 9. I beg every student of himself to consider this remark with all the intellectual honesty at his disposal. 🔊
  • 10. Until honesty shall be made ridiculous and successful corruption shall be held up for admiration and praise. 🔊
  • 11. I look upon the simple and childish virtues of veracity and honesty as the root of all that is sublime in character. 🔊
  • 12. What is it that distinguished honesty from knavery but the hard and wiry line of rectitude and certainty in the actions and intentions? 🔊
  • 13. Simple honesty is preferable to false show in all cases; truthfulness in utterance is always to be desired. 🔊
  • 14. And first, there is the career of honesty and worldly prudence, which makes the duty of the citizen. 🔊
  • 15. As it was he could only marvel at the strangeness of women who could do such things and yet retain a look of honesty and inward peace. 🔊
  • 16. He had something of a supercilious air, although the expression of youthful innocence and honesty was still evident on his face. 🔊
  • 17. It showed the latter not a beautiful face, but a pretty one with a touch of honesty and pride that made her charming. 🔊
  • 18. It may be a galling pain, a conscience-smitten task to you to do so; but you have no alternative with honesty and wisdom. 🔊
  • 19. We want knowledge and honesty to make it practicable, and no names by which to be distinguished: such names spring from ignorance and dishonesty. 🔊
  • 20. But meeting the loving honesty of his look, her heart gave a great bound of allegiance, and she laughed aloud. 🔊
  • 21. Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth. 🔊