Honestly vs. Truthfully: What's the Difference?
Honestly and Truthfully Definitions
In an honest manner.
Consistently telling the truth; honest.
Used as an intensive
I honestly don't care.
Corresponding to reality; true.
Used to express mild disapproval or dismay
Honestly! Look at the mess you've made.
(manner) In a truthful manner
He spoke truthfully.
(manner) In an honest manner.
He answered the questions honestly.
Truthfully, I didn't suspect a thing.
Frankly, to be honest.
Honestly, I didn't believe a word she said.
I told him truthfully that I had just returned from my vacation
He answered the question as truthfully as he could
Used to express exasperation, dismay, etc.
Honestly! I want to finish this work and you keep interrupting.
Honorably; becomingly; decently.
In an honest manner; as, a contract honestly made; to live honestly; to speak honestly.
(used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that;
Honestly, I don't believe it
Candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn
In an honest manner;
In he can't get it honestly, he is willing to steal it
Was known for dealing aboveboard in everything