Examples of honestly in a Sentence
Officials counted the votes honestly.
The bank has always dealt honestly with me.
I can honestly say that I have never seen that man before today.
He spoke honestly about the mistakes he had made.
She honestly believes that she has been mistreated.
Recent Examples of honestly from the Web
California has the highest poverty rate in the country and most people don’t trust or honestly expect politicians to do anything about that.
But honestly, most people don’t value, don’t need, and may not even take advantage of that sort of tech.
Collins means this as a compliment, and honestly, this sounds to me like just the perfect tone for a summer movie.
The Man in Black and Grace William seems to think Grace is a host sent by Ford to troll him, which honestly makes sense.
In other words, some of Go's criticisms are honestly tempered by its holy-cow $199 price point for the 32GB model (or $249 for the 64GB one).
Never-Trumpers cannot honestly address the 2016 results without admitting their own major mistakes, starting with Clinton’s nomination.
As Peg Littleton, one of Glenn’s competitors, remarked: Quite honestly, Darryl gave a great stump speech, and people were motivated and inspired by that.
Patients and their family members must be told results and expectations based on experience and evidence, as honestly and as clearly as a clinician can.
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as a matter of fact, in actuality, in fact, in point of fact, in reality, in truth, to be sure;
HONESTLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of honestly for English Language Learners
: without cheating or lying : in an honest way
: in a genuine way : without pretending
—used to stress that a statement is true
HONESTLY Defined for Kids
Definition of honestly for Students
- They made their money honestly.
- She was honestly scared.
- Honestly, I don't know how you do it.
- Is that your excuse? Honestly!
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