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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Readiness to be brought forward or produced.

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  • noun The state or quality of being forthcoming.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon


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forthcoming +‎ -ness


  • The Obama team's lack of candor and immediate forthcomingness on this question has already ssured that this story will dominate the news for weeks to come as troubling questions occur to us.

    Election Central Morning Roundup

  • I'm sure she'll be a font of forthcomingness THIS time.

    Edwards Uses Bush's Iran Sanctions To Go After Hillary

  • But when there are instances when there is not the forthcomingness that one would hope, it does cause some tension between the White House and the media.

    CNN Transcript Sep 29, 2001

  • EPSTEIN: I stipulate to what Tom just said, I agree that the lack of his forthcomingness in the beginning phases of this was morally indefensible and was, if nothing else, I think harmful.

    CNN Transcript Aug 1, 2001

  • He shows that he expects, you know, forthcomingness, if that's a word, on the part of his nominees.

    CNN Transcript Jan 14, 2001

  • We should compliment them on that forthcomingness rather than start speculating about sincerity.

    CNN Transcript Sep 16, 2001

  • Given the lack of forthcomingness of the Indian government in response to earlier inquiries from the beginning of the time that the Vajpayee government came into power, I don't think we would necessarily take what they've had to say as the gospel on that.

    Press Briefing By James Steinberg

  • If you're trying to fill -- if you're doing an exploratory interview, in which you don't know anything about the ground you're going over, the sheer forthcomingness of the subject is satisfying.

    The Century

  • The process is in place, and they have demonstrated their willingness and their forthcomingness on the turnover of documents.

    Vietnam Normalization Briefing

  • Q In view of the White House's forthcomingness on the budget in the last few days, does it strike you that the Republicans stated willingness only to consider a CR running until Monday or Tuesday is excessively stingy?

    Press Briefing By Mike Mccurry


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