frankness

frankness
Synonyms and related words:
accessibility, approachability, artlessness, austerity, baldness, bareness, big mouth, bluffness, bluntness, broadness, brusqueness, candidness, candor, coarseness, common speech, communicativeness, conversableness, directness, earthiness, effusion, effusiveness, extroversion, flow of words, flowing tongue, fluency, fluent tongue, flux de bouche, flux de paroles, flux of words, forthrightness, freedom, freeness, garrulity, garrulousness, gassiness, genuineness, gift of gab, glibness, gregariousness, grossness, gush, gushiness, homespun, household words, ingenuousness, leanness, long-windedness, loose tongue, loquaciousness, loquacity, matter-of-factness, naturalness, openheartedness, openness, outgoingness, outspokenness, plain English, plain dealing, plain speaking, plain speech, plain style, plain words, plainness, plainspokenness, prolixity, prosaicness, prosiness, raciness, rankness, rawness, restrainedness, roundness, rustic style, saltiness, severity, simpleness, simplicity, sincerity, slush, soberness, sociability, spareness, spate of words, spiciness, starkness, straightforwardness, talkativeness, unadorned style, unadornedness, unaffectedness, unconstraint, uncouthness, unimaginativeness, unpoeticalness, unrepression, unreserve, unreservedness, unrestraint, unrestriction, unreticence, unsecretiveness, unsuppression, untaciturnity, verbosity, vernacular, volubility, vulgarity, windiness

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Frankness — Frank ness, n. The quality of being frank; candor; openess; ingenuousness; fairness; liberality. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frankness — index candor (straightforwardness), honesty, probity, veracity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • frankness — 1550s, from FRANK (Cf. frank) (adj.) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • frankness — n. 1) disarming frankness 2) frankness about * * * [ flæŋkɪnɪs] disarming frankness frankness about …   Combinatory dictionary

  • frankness — Ⅰ. frank [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) honest and direct, especially when dealing with unpleasant matters. 2) open or undisguised: frank admiration. DERIVATIVES frankness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «free»: from Latin francus free , from Francus… …   English terms dictionary

  • frankness — noun see frank I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • frankness — /frangk nis/, n. plainness of speech; candor; openness. [1545 55; FRANK1 + NESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • frankness — noun /ˈfɹæŋknɛs/ The state of being frank; candour; honesty …   Wiktionary

  • frankness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. openness, sincerity, ingenuousness; see honesty 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • frankness — frank·ness || fræŋknɪs n. sincerity, honesty, openness …   English contemporary dictionary

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