honestness

noun
hon·​est·​ness
plural -es

Definition of honestness

: the quality or state of being honest

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First Known Use of honestness

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for honestness

Middle English honestnes, from honest entry 1 + -nes -ness

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The first known use of honestness was in the 15th century

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“Honestness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honestness. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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