It’s All About Etiquette

What is honesty in this situation?

You broke a table. Your mom asks who broke the table and you tell her you did it.

Honesty answer: Honesty means telling the truth, so admitting to breaking the table is the honest action.

What is honesty in this situation?

You really want to play with a friend’s toy at your house so you slip the toy in your backpack and figure you’ll put it back tomorrow.

Honesty answer: Taking something that is not yours is morally wrong and dishonest. Asking to borrow the toy is honest.

Definition you should know


: the rules governing the proper way to behave or to do something


: one of the attributes or features that make up and distinguish an individual This is a side of her character that few people have seen.


: a quality, character, or characteristic ascribed to someone or something s leadership attributes


a : overall quality or character as seen or judged by people in general

b : recognition by other people of some characteristic or ability has the reputation of being clever

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