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frankness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of frankness

  1. the free expression of one's true feelings and opinions <considering her reputation for frankness, I knew she would tell me what she really thought of my dress> Synonyms bluntness, candidness, directness, forthrightness, candor, honesty, openheartedness, openness, outspokenness, plainness, plainspokenness, plumpness, straightforwardness, unguardedness, unreserve, unreservednessRelated Words earnestness, sincerity, sobriety; artlessness, genuineness, naïveté (also naivete or naiveté), simplicity, unsophistication; communicativeness, freedom, license (or licence), uninhibitedeness, unrestrainedness, unrestraintNear Antonyms circuitousness, evasiveness, secretiveness; inhibition, reserve, restraint, reticence, shyness; diplomacy, tactAntonyms dissembling, dissimulation, indirection





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