Synonyms and Antonyms of openheartedness
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 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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