As a noun loyalty
is the state of being loyal; fidelity.
As an adjective honest is
(of a person or institution) scrupulous with regard to telling the truth; not given to swindling, lying, or fraud; upright.
As a verb honest is
(obsolete) to adorn or grace; to honour; to make becoming, appropriate, or honourable.
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The state of being loyal; fidelity.
Faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation.
(of a person or institution) Scrupulous with regard to telling the truth; not given to swindling, lying, or fraud; upright.
* Sir W. Temple
- We're the most honest people you will ever come across.
(of a statement) True, especially as far as is known by the person making the statement; fair; unbiased.
- An honest physician leaves his patient when he can contribute no farther to his health.
In good faith; without malice.
- an honest''' account of events''; '''''honest reporting
(of a measurement device) Accurate.
- an honest mistake
- an honest scale
Earned or acquired in a fair manner.
- an honest day's work
- an honest dollar
(obsolete) Decent; honourable; suitable; becoming.
- an honest countenance
- Behold what honest clothes you send forth to bleaching!
(obsolete) Chaste; faithful; virtuous.
- Wives may be merry, and yet honest too.
* See also
* honest as the day is long
(obsolete) To adorn or grace; to honour; to make becoming, appropriate, or honourable.
* (Ben Jonson)
- (Archbishop Sandys)
- You have very much honested my lodging with your presence.