Deceitful and Honest


Deceitful adjective - Marked by, based on, or done by the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value.
Usage example: charged the store owner with such deceitful practices as inflating the list prices for items only so he could put them on sale at drastically reduced prices

Honest is an antonym for deceitful in dishonest topic.


Honest adjective - Being in the habit of telling the truth.
Usage example: at least the weatherman is honest and doesn't pretend to be able to predict the unpredictable

Deceitful is an antonym for honest in topics: trustworthy, truthful.

Nearby Words: honesty, honestly

Both words in one sentence

  • Dennis, however, is a deceitful person who seems to love the attention he gets from shows, while Yuya is an honest person and performs for the sake of entertaining the audience, and his opponents.
  • Historical Hero Upgrade Adult fiction, on the other hand, often depicts the Royalists as deceitful, Frenchified, crypto-Catholic cads and the Roundheads as solid, honest, decent, beef-hearted true Englishmen.
  • Comic Book / The Transformers: Monstrosity Beware the Honest Ones: An evil version in Pentius, a rarity amongst the deceitful and manipulative Quintessons.
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