What part of speech is “honestly”

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an adverb is a word used to modify a verb, adjective, or another adverb. In this case, 'honestly' is used to modify the verb being used. It emphasizes the truthfulness or accuracy of the verb statement. When used as an adverb, 'honestly' has the following

use when speaking in the first person, for example, I or We. Avoid using in the third person. Replaces 'very' or 'really' as a modifier. Can be used affirmatively or as a disclaimer.

1. I honestly think it's the wrong decision.

2. Honestly, I'm not sure what to say.

3. They honestly could do better.

avoid overusing 'honestly' as it can come off as insincere or disingenuous. Be mindful of the tone, context, and purpose of the statement; depending on the situation, using 'honestly' can be seen as condescending.

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