Definition of 誠

  • sincerity
  • admonish
  • warn
  • prohibit
  • truth
  • fidelity


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • セイ
  • まこと

Popular Words With This Kanji

誠, 実, まこと

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

誠に, 実に, 真に, 寔に, 洵に, 實に, まことに, じつに, げに, しんに

indeed, really, absolutely, truly, actually, very, quite

誠意, せいい

sincerity, good faith

誠実, せいじつ

sincere, honest, faithful

忠誠, ちゅうせい

loyalty, sincerity, allegiance, fidelity, integrity

誠心, せいしん


丹精, 丹誠, たんせい

working earnestly, sincerity, diligence, effort, pains

至誠, しせい

sincerity, devotion

実しやかに, 誠しやかに, まことしやかに

as if it were true, with seeming truth, plausibly

実しやか, 真しやか, 誠しやか, まことしやか

plausible (e.g. of a rumour), believable (e.g. of a story), specious (e.g. of an argument), credible (e.g. of a lie), looking very like the truth

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