Honest vs Objective - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between honest and objective
is that honest
is (of a person or institution) scrupulous with regard to telling the truth; not given to swindling, lying, or fraud; upright while objective
is of or relating to a material object, actual existence or reality.
As a verb honest
is (obsolete) to adorn or grace; to honour; to make becoming, appropriate, or honourable.
As a noun objective is
a material object that physically exists.
(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.
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* 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.
Of or relating to a material object, actual existence or reality.
Not influenced by the emotions or prejudices.
Based on observed facts.
(grammar) Of, or relating to a noun or pronoun used as the object of a verb.
* Said of account, judgment, criteria, person, existence, or observation.
* objective correlative
A material object that physically exists.
A goal that is striven for.
(grammar) The objective case; a noun or pronoun in that case.
The lens or lenses of a camera, microscope, or other optical device closest to the object being examined.
- Objectives' are the stepping stones which guide you to achieving your goals. They must be verifiable in some way, whether that?s statistically – ‘the more I do this, the better I get at it? – or by some other achievable concept such as getting the job or relationship that you want. It?s crucial that your ' objectives lead you logically towards your goal and are quantifiable.
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