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Well, that’s the contract we have with each other, that people will be honest with you.

From Vox

Really, if I’m really honest with you, the main reason I didn’t want the job, the main reason I tried to quit, is because the pressure was super, super intense.

From Ozy

When I hear you say that, if I’m 100% honest, that sounds like talking points.

From Ozy

New personalities entering the crypto world—from Paul Tudor Jones to William Shatner to Olympian Christie Rampone—are helping initiate an honest conversation about whether our financial systems are helping or hurting us all.

From Fortune

Because it’s time for the brands to build honest and transparent relationships with consumers, which is going to lead to stronger trust in advertising.

What matters is being honest, humble, and a faithful and loyal friend, father and member of your community.

The Times of Israel even applauded Netanyahu for finally being honest about his views on the issue of Palestine.

To be honest, I think a lot of good essay writing comes out of that.

There is a brutally honest section of the book about how you fell out of love with your wife, and essentially chose soccer.

So I’m sitting with my daughter and all of her friends—who are 13—and she says ‘Dad, can I be honest with you?

With childlike confidence he follows the advice of some more or less honest dealer.

Sometimes necessity makes an honest man a knave: and a rich man a honest man, because he has no occasion to be a knave.

They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.

If they are still Moderns and alive, I defy you to bury them if you are discussing living questions in a full and honest way.

A world that has known five years of fighting has lost its taste for the honest drudgery of work.


On this page you'll find 164 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to honest, such as: authentic, conscientious, decent, equitable, fair, and forthright.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.