Forthright and Honest


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Forthright adjective – Free in expressing one's true feelings and opinions.
Usage example: she sometimes was a little too forthright for her own good and ended up saying things that inadvertently offended people

Honest is a synonym for forthright in frank topic. In some cases you can use "Honest" instead an adjective "Forthright", when it comes to topics like clear, upright. popular alternative
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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

Forthright is a synonym for honest in truthful topic. You can use "Forthright" instead an adjective "Honest", if it concerns topics such as clear, upright, open, frank. popular alternative
Nearby Words: honesty, honestly
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Things that words describes

woman forthright woman honest woman
nature forthright nature honest nature
way forthright way honest way
conversation forthright conversation honest conversation
Other nouns: wizard.

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  • Recap / Star Trek: The Next Generation S2E9 "The Measure of a Man" He's a downplayed example of this trope, since despite his attitude, Maddox is honest and forthright during the trial, and gracefully accepts defeat.
  • In the past, Kilik was a great guy to be around; idealistic, selfless, and honest and forthright.
  • An otherwise terrible person could qualify for this trope if they are honest and forthright in their sexual encounters, whereas a normally good person could still fail to qualify if their actions in their romantic relationships are deceptive or selfish.
    Source: Ethical Slut
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