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[まこと()]
makoto
adverb, noun

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[まこと()]
makoto

English Meaning(s) for 誠

adverb, noun
  1. truth; reality
  2. sincerity; honesty; integrity; fidelity
  3. that's right (used when recalling forgotten information, suddenly changing the subject, etc.)

Definition and Synonyms for 誠

Essence any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted
Synonyms: えきす, エッセンス, , , , 実質, 本質, 正身, 真諦, 眼目, 神髄, 精髄,
Really in accordance with truth or fact or reality
Synonyms: さも, 事実, 全く, , , , 実際, 実際に, 悉皆, 本当, 本当に, 正しく, 正身, 現に, 現実, , , 真実, 純粋, , 誠に
Realness the state of being actual or real
Synonyms: リアリティー, , 現つ, 現実, 現実性,
Really used as intensifiers
Synonyms: いと, ごく, そう, あまり, いとも, ずんと, とても, いかにも, おおきに, けっこう, たっぷり, めっきり, よっぽど, それはそれは, 世にも, 事実, 余る, 大いに, 大して, 大変, 大層, , , , その実, 実は, 実際に, 思い切り, 思い切る, 悉皆, , 最も, 本当, 本当に, 果たて, 根から, 根っから, , 極めて, 極める, 正しく, 正身, 然許り, 現に, 甚だ, , , 真実, 至極, , 誠に, 重々, 随分, 非常に, 頗る
Sincerity the quality of being open and truthful
Synonyms: 丹心, 丹精, , 信実, , , , 実体, 実意, 実直, 忠誠, 情実, 本気, 正直, 正身, , , 真心, 真情, 真正直, 真率, 真面目, 真面目, 篤実, 至情, 至誠, 衷情, , 誠実, 誠心, 誠意, 赤心, 赤誠
Honesty the quality of being honest
Synonyms: ,
Straightness having honest intentions
Synonyms: 善意, , , , 正身, , 誠意
Fidelity the quality of being faithful
Synonyms: ちゅうじつ, 丹心, , 信実, 信義, , , , 律義, 忠義, 忠誠, , 操守, 正身, 真実性, 節操, , 貞節
Fact a concept whose truth can be proved
Synonyms: 事実, , , , 正身, , , 真実, 真理,
True Statement a true statement
Synonyms: 事実, , , , 本当, 本真, 正身, , , 真実, 真相,
Berry any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits
Synonyms: ベリー, , , , 木の実, 果実, 正身, 液果, 漿果,
Seed a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa
Synonyms: , , , 正身, 物種, , , 種子, 種物,
Fruit the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
Synonyms: , , , 果実, 正身,
Seed a small hard fruit
Synonyms: , , , 正身, , , 種子,
Nut usually large hard-shelled seed
Synonyms: ナッツ, 堅果, , , , 木の実, 正身,
Sincerity not deceitful or hypocritical
Synonyms: 丹心, 丹精, , 信実, , , , 実体, 実意, 実直, 忠誠, 情実, 本気, 正直, 正身, , , 真心, 真情, 真正直, 真率, 真面目, 真面目, 篤実, 至情, 至誠, 衷情, , 誠実, 誠心, 誠意, 赤心, 赤誠
Berry used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
Synonyms: ベリー, , , , 木の実, 果実, 正身, 液果, 漿果,

Meanings for each kanji in 誠

sincerity; admonish; warn; prohibit; truth; fidelity Kanji Details »

Categories 誠 is a member of

Substance the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
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Quality an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
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Righteousness adhering to moral principles
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Honesty the quality of being honest
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Truthfulness the quality of being truthful
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Conception an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
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Statement a message that is stated or declared
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Edible Fruit edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
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Reproductive Structure the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
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Ovule a small body that contains the female germ cell of a plant
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Fruit the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
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Seed a small hard fruit
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Actuality the state of actually existing objectively
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Sample Sentences for 誠

He works fast and is very articulate but his insincerity is his biggest defect.
For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
The true light that gives light to every man was coming into the world.

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