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straightforwardness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of straightforwardness

  1. the free expression of one's true feelings and opinions not all of her voice students appreciate the straightforwardness with which she tells them that they're not going to make it as professional singers Synonyms of straightforwardness bluntness, candidness, directness, forthrightness, frankness, honesty, openheartedness, openness, outspokenness, plainness, plainspokenness, plumpness, candor, unguardedness, unreserve, unreservednessWords Related to straightforwardness earnestness, sincerity, sobriety; artlessness, genuineness, naïveté (also naivete or naiveté), simplicity, unsophistication; communicativeness, freedom, license (or licence), uninhibitedeness, unrestrainedness, unrestraintNear Antonyms of straightforwardness circuitousness, evasiveness, secretiveness; inhibition, reserve, restraint, reticence, shyness; diplomacy, tactAntonyms of straightforwardness dissembling, dissimulation, indirection


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