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 of openheartedness bluntness, candidness, directness, forthrightness, frankness, honesty, candor, openness, outspokenness, plainness, plainspokenness, plumpness, straightforwardness, unguardedness, unreserve, unreservednessWords Related to openheartedness earnestness, sincerity, sobriety; artlessness, genuineness, naïveté (also naivete or naiveté), simplicity, unsophistication; communicativeness, freedom, license (or licence), uninhibitedeness, unrestrainedness, unrestraintNear Antonyms of openheartedness circuitousness, evasiveness, secretiveness; inhibition, reserve, restraint, reticence, shyness; diplomacy, tactAntonyms of openheartedness 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 of openheartedness bigheartedness, bountifulness, bounty, generosity, generousness, largesse (also largess), munificence, openhandedness, liberality, philanthropy, unselfishnessWords Related to openheartedness beneficence, charity, kindliness, selflessness; kindness; gift, gratuity, lagniappe; tribute; extravagance, improvidence, lavishness, prodigality, wastefulness; spendthrift; dissipating, squanderingNear Antonyms of openheartedness conserving, economizing, economy, frugality, husbandry, providence, scrimping, skimping, thrift; conservation, saving; husbanding, managing; scraping; cutting backAntonyms of openheartedness cheapness, closeness, meanness, miserliness, parsimony, penuriousness, pinching, selfishness, stinginess, tightness, ungenerosity
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