Antonyms for honesty

diplomacy, depravity, cheating, immorality, wile, rascality, indirection, artifice, sham, faithlessness, delusion, lying, duplicity, color, knavery, imposture, formalism, licentiousness, untruth, fallacy, contrivance, reprehensibleness, mendacity, unscrupulousness, lowness, affectation, fib, hypocrisy, pretext, pretension, secretiveness, Libertinism, falsity, disreputableness, finesse, stigma, two-facedness, machination, corruptness, insincerity, unfaithfulness, treacherousness, indecorum, deceit, dishonor, tale, grievance, evil, slipperiness, craft, guilefulness, cunning, restraint, fraud, dodge, shyness, foxiness, sin, imposition, viciousness, falseness, dissembling, inhibition, reticence, falsehood, dissoluteness, cozenage, smudge, taradiddle, pietism, degeneracy, dissipatedness, deceitfulness, evildoing, simulation, beguilement, wretchedness, unrighteousness, looseness, sinfulness, disloyalty, fallaciousness, indiscretion, vileness, pretense, baseness, maneuver, degradation, furtiveness, guile, iniquity, villainy, smoothness, Libertinage, tact, invention, debasement, cheat, roguishness, evasiveness, blind, fakery, badness, whopper, injustice, closeness, taint, criminality, Cunningness, corruptibility, ruse, cant, infidelity, dissimulation, dissipation, smirch, treachery, perversion, underhandedness, blot, shamelessness, treason, slyness, dupery, fable, spot, inaccuracy, slur, craftiness, reserve, deceptiveness, disgrace, trickery, stratagem, disgracefulness, device, impropriety, decadence, secrecy, deception, crookedness, mendaciousness, swindle, Double dealing, untruthfulness, debauchery, sanctimony, slickness, trick, crookery, circuitousness, prevarication, unfairness, rottenness, corruption, lie, onus, stain, pervertedness, oiliness, exaggeration, fabrication, error, fairy tale, vice, dishonesty, subterfuge, indecency, blameworthiness, meanness, erroneousness, venality, profligacy, fiction, sanctimoniousness, brand, wickedness, story, perfidy, art, equivocation, insidiousness, inconstancy, wiliness, perfidiousness.

Quotes of honesty

  1. But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions; consequently, whatever respect I may have for the honesty and the sincerity of such or such an individual, I have no absolute faith in any person. – Mikhail Bakunin
  2. An autobiography is not about pictures; it's about the stories; it's about honesty and as much truth as you can tell without coming too close to other people's privacy. – Boris Becker
  3. Honesty is as rare as a man without self -pity. – Stephen Vincent Benet
  4. The elegance of honesty needs no adornment. – Merry Browne
  5. When I do documentaries, my best information ends up on the cutting -room floor. People have trouble dealing with sexual honesty – Betty Dodson
  6. It was a department where you had honesty and integrity stamped right on you when you came into the Los Angeles Police Department. If you violated that, or if you were a dishonest cop, you were terrible. We got rid of you as quickly as possible. – Daryl Gates
  7. Let none of us delude himself by supposing that honesty is always the best policy. It is not. – William Ralph Inge
  8. In all honesty my cake was baking when I met Al- I had made up in my mind already to get physically healthy. He refreshingly was on his own journey so it was almost as if we walked together. – Star Jones
  9. All pro sports, as well as the NCAA, should thank God every day we have sports betting here... We have the only agency in the world that regulates the honesty of games. – Meyer Lansky
  10. Confidence in others' honesty is no light testimony of one's own integrity. – Michel de Montaigne
  11. I think it requires a bit of honesty Swan Lake. – Graeme Murphy
  12. With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy. – Arthur Schopenhauer
  13. I am a very conscientious golfer. I count every stroke. I learned to play that way. That is the only way I can play. It taught me to be honest. There is no greater virtue than honesty – Martin Sheen
  14. In all honesty I'm not able to talk about contracts. It's nothing with 'American Idol' in particular, it's just things I really need to take care of in my life. – Mario Vazquez
  15. Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man. – Richard Whately

Usage examples for honesty

  1. " Honest as the world regards honesty – All's for the Best by T. S. Arthur
  2. And the most painful thought was that his honesty had brought him to this pass- or, was it his curiosity? – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  3. She was drawn on by something stronger than her sense of honesty and humanity, a determination to see, to know, that swept these things away. – The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeanette Duncan
  4. She considered the straight- looking honesty of his eyes. – Ronicky Doone by Max Brand
  5. Here's Honesty in Trade; We English always drink before we deal. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  6. He dealt in hundreds of millions as easily as most of us deal in dollars, and his rugged honesty has never been brought into question. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  7. " All the security he had for his money," added Sylvane, " was our honesty – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  8. When he doesn't, it shows his honesty – A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  9. There exists in Young China enough energy, patriotism and honesty to create such a society and to make it strong through the respect which it will command. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  10. Such folly, or such honesty was absolutely incredible to them. – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard
  11. They'll loaf before your face and work behind your back with good- natured honesty – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
  12. On the contrary, said Stranleigh, with evident honesty I'm very much interested. – Lord Stranleigh Abroad by Robert Barr
  13. It's one of those little uncandors of his that throw suspicion on his honesty in great things." – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  14. She felt that she was honest, and she saw no good reason why he should doubt her honesty – The Young Emigrants; Madelaine Tube; The Boy and the Book; and Crystal Palace by Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick
  15. For there was a great deal of self- satisfaction mixed up with the man's honesty and the sooner that had a blow the better- it might prove a death- blow in the long run. – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  16. Lo, I have placed him among you to see if in truth there is goodness and honesty in the heart of a white man. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
  17. Is there such a thing as honesty – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt
  18. But I think it is only fair to warn you that, though you cannot hurt me, nothing but honesty can take you out of my power. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  19. And that, stammered Daniel, that is the man- Whom they charge me with having turned aside from the paths of honesty yes, sir! – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  20. Depend on it, Jack, my boy, said Peter to me, when talking on the subject, there's only one thing can bind men truly together, and that is honesty of purpose. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston

Rhymes for honesty