In all honesty.
- (obs.) Honor.
- A refraining from lying, cheating, or stealing; a being truthful, trustworthy, or upright.
- Sincerity; fairness; straightforwardness.
- (archaic) Chastity.
An example of honesty is telling the truth even after doing something wrong.
Other Word Forms
Origin of honesty
- From Old French honesté (French: honnêteté) (honest + -y).