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forthrightness

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  1. the free expression of one's true feelings and opinions I valued her forthrightness in telling me she didn't like being called “Susie” Synonyms of forthrightness bluntness, candidness, directness, candor, frankness, honesty, openheartedness, openness, outspokenness, plainness, plainspokenness, plumpness, straightforwardness, unguardedness, unreserve, unreservednessWords Related to forthrightness earnestness, sincerity, sobriety; artlessness, genuineness, naïveté (also naivete or naiveté), simplicity, unsophistication; communicativeness, freedom, license (or licence), uninhibitedeness, unrestrainedness, unrestraintNear Antonyms of forthrightness circuitousness, evasiveness, secretiveness; inhibition, reserve, restraint, reticence, shyness; diplomacy, tactAntonyms of forthrightness dissembling, dissimulation, indirection


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