Thesaurus

openness

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of openness

2 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

Synonyms for openness

Words Related to openness

Near Antonyms for openness

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About openness

Thesaurus Entries Near openness

openmouthed

openness

opens

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Openness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/openness. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on openness

Nglish: Translation of openness for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of openness for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Words for Scrabble

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!