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outspokenness

noun

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  1. the free expression of one's true feelings and opinions some people find the celebrated outspokenness of that talk show host to be rather offensive Synonyms of outspokenness bluntness, candidness, directness, forthrightness, frankness, honesty, openheartedness, openness, candor, plainness, plainspokenness, plumpness, straightforwardness, unguardedness, unreserve, unreservednessWords Related to outspokenness earnestness, sincerity, sobriety; artlessness, genuineness, naïveté (also naivete or naiveté), simplicity, unsophistication; communicativeness, freedom, license (or licence), uninhibitedeness, unrestrainedness, unrestraintNear Antonyms of outspokenness circuitousness, evasiveness, secretiveness; inhibition, reserve, restraint, reticence, shyness; diplomacy, tactAntonyms of outspokenness dissembling, dissimulation, indirection


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