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Free of deceit
“My husband is always honest with me about his whereabouts.”
Truthful without regard to one's feelings
“Let me be honest about what I think of the orange-colored, baggy pants you've worn to work today.”
Morally virtuous with regard to the truth
“Daenerys Targaryen was determined to prove to her people that she was an honest queen.”
Exactly as claimed
“We went to the Blue Note Club for some honest jazz music.”
Fair and balanced
“I have no interest in the outcome, and so I can give you my honest opinion on the matter.”
Simple and unpretentious
“Finally, a good, honest pasta dish that uses simple and traditional ingredients.”
(of an action) Done without malice despite any undesirable results
“I can't believe my parents are punishing me for my honest mistake.”
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