Synonyms and Antonyms of openness
the free expression of one's true feelings and opinions
- Her openness was refreshing after the tiresome coyness of her friends.
bluntness, candidness, candor, directness, forthrightness, frankness, honesty, openheartedness, outspokenness, plainness, plainspokenness, straightforwardness, unguardedness, unreserve, unreservedness
earnestness, sincerity, sobriety
artlessness, genuineness, naïveté (also naivete), simplicity, unsophistication
communicativeness, freedom, license (or licence), uninhibitedness, unrestrainedness, unrestraint
the state of being left without shelter or protection against something harmful
- Doctors are concerned about the population's openness to the new strain of the flu virus.