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1. frankness

noun. ['ˈfræŋknəs'] the trait of being blunt and outspoken.

Synonyms

  • communicativeness
  • outspokenness

Antonyms

  • indirect
  • indirectness
  • mediacy

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • frank (English)
  • franc (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Frankness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Example sentences of the word frankness


1. Noun, singular or mass
He'll appreciate this same frankness from you.

Quotes containing the word frankness


1. Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor.
- Benjamin Disraeli

2. frankness

noun. ['ˈfræŋknəs'] the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech.

Synonyms

  • honesty
  • candour
  • ingenuousness
  • honestness
  • candor
  • forthrightness
  • candidness

Antonyms

  • dishonesty
  • direct
  • crooked
  • corruptibility

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • frank (English)
  • franc (French)
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