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1. straightness

noun. trueness of course toward a goal.

Synonyms

  • characteristic
  • straightforwardness
  • pointedness
  • immediacy
  • immediateness
  • direct
  • indirect
  • downrightness

Antonyms

  • indirectness
  • mediacy
  • direct
  • dangerousness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • straight (English)
  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. straightness

noun. having honest intentions.

Synonyms

  • honesty
  • good faith

Antonyms

  • curability
  • incurability
  • curableness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • straight (English)
  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. straightness

noun. a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the opposite sex.

Synonyms

  • sexual activity
  • sex activity
  • heterosexualism
  • sexual practice
  • heterosexuality

Antonyms

  • directness
  • safeness
  • compatibility
  • incompatibility

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • straight (English)
  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. straightness

noun. freedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles.

Synonyms

  • shape
  • configuration
  • form
  • conformation

Antonyms

  • incurableness
  • uncharacteristic
  • atypical
  • insincerity

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • straight (English)
  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. straightness

noun. (of hair) lack of a tendency to curl.

Synonyms

  • curve

Antonyms

  • unpointedness
  • mediate

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • straight (English)
  • streght (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word straightness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Perform the same process to check the straightness of that end of the wall.

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