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1. honestly

adverb. ['ˈɑːnəstli, ˈɑːnəsli'] (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that.

Synonyms

  • candidly

Antonyms

  • venally

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • honest (English)
  • honeste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Honestly

  • adversely
  • aimlessly
  • ambitiously
  • anonymously
  • anxiously
  • assiduously
  • autonomously
  • breathlessly
  • callously
  • capriciously
  • carelessly
  • cautiously
  • ceaselessly
  • closely
  • concisely
  • conscientiously
  • consciously
  • conspicuously
  • contemporaneously
  • contemptuously

Example sentences of the word honestly


1. Adverb
Use this time to review honestly who you are today.

Quotes containing the word honestly


1. Hope is the most exciting thing in life, and if you honestly believe that love is out there, it will come. And even if it doesn't come straight away, there is still that chance all through your life that it will.
- Josh Hartnett

2. I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
- George Burns

3. I can honestly say I love getting older. Then again, I never put my glasses on before looking in the mirror.
- Cherie Lunghi

2. honestly

adverb. ['ˈɑːnəstli, ˈɑːnəsli'] in an honest manner.

Antonyms

  • crooked

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • honest (English)
  • honeste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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