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openheartedness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of openheartedness

  1. 1 the free expression of one's true feelings and opinions <the openheartedness with which he discussed his private life often startled new acquaintances> Synonyms bluntness, candidness, directness, forthrightness, frankness, honesty, candor, 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

  2. 2 the quality or state of being generous <their natural openheartedness made them easy prey for every trickster with a sad story> Synonyms bigheartedness, bountifulness, bounty, generosity, generousness, largesse (also largess), munificence, openhandedness, liberality, philanthropy, unselfishnessRelated Words beneficence, charity, kindliness, selflessness; kindness; gift, gratuity, lagniappe; tribute; extravagance, improvidence, lavishness, prodigality, wastefulness; spendthrift; dissipating, squanderingNear Antonyms conserving, economizing, economy, frugality, husbandry, providence, scrimping, skimping, thrift; conservation, saving; husbanding, managing; scraping; cutting backAntonyms cheapness, closeness, meanness, miserliness, parsimony, penuriousness, pinching, selfishness, stinginess, tightness, ungenerosity




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