Synonyms and Antonyms of forthcoming
1 being soon to appear or take place <everyone's excited about the forthcoming company gala> Synonyms approaching, coming, imminent, impending, nearing, oncoming, pending, proximate, upcoming Related Words future; anticipated, awaited, expected, foreseen, predicted Phrases at hand, on hand, on tap, to come Near Antonyms bygone, erstwhile, foregone, former, old, onetime, other, past, quondam, sometime, whilom Antonyms late, recent
2 free in expressing one's true feelings and opinions <it's hard to tell what her views on that hot-button issue exactly are, as she's not very forthcoming> Synonyms candid, direct, frank, forthright, foursquare, freehearted, free-spoken, honest, open, openhearted, out-front, outspoken, plain, plainspoken, straight, straightforward, unguarded, unreserved, up-frontRelated Words artless, earnest, guileless, ingenuous, innocent, naive (or naïve), natural, real, sincere, unaffected, undesigning, unpretending, unpretentious; outgoing, uninhibited, unrestrained; vocal, vociferous; abrupt, bluff, blunt, brusque (also brusk), crusty, curt, gruff, sharp; impertinent, impolite, inconsiderate, rude, tactless, thoughtless, uncivil, undiplomatic, ungracious, unmannerly, unsubtleNear Antonyms inhibited, reserved, restrained; close-mouthed, laconic, quiet, reticent, taciturn, tight-lipped, uncommunicative; ambiguous, circuitous, equivocal, evasive; diplomatic, politic, tactful; civil, considerate, courteous, politeAntonyms dissembling, uncandid, unforthcoming
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