how to pronounce honesty


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honesty is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of honesty in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… her impeccable sense of honesty so she …”

meanings of honesty


  1. The act, quality, or condition of being honest.
  2. Honor; decency, propriety.
  3. Chastity.
  4. Any of various crucifers in the genus Lunaria, several of which are grown as ornamentals, particularly Lunaria annua.

honesty frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word honesty occurs in english on average 13.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics honesty can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that honesty can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with honesty


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