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- n. The state or quality of being straightforward.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Straightforward character or conduct; undeviating rectitude: as, a man of remarkable straightforwardness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. without hypocrisy
- n. the quality of being direct and straightforward
It was exactly the kind of straightforwardness the people are expecting from us right now.
They show what's going on with a kind of straightforwardness you would expect.
They’re like tool catalogues—their straightforwardness is their own worst enemy.
This is a sample of the kind of straightforwardness to which Mr. Holliday adheres:
You might as well praise the "straightforwardness" of a man who goes out of his way to explore laystalls and, having picked up ordure, holds it up to public view.
IF he wins this year, in 4 yers he won't be re-electabvle. she is using him as a stepping stone and laughing all the while. what some poeple see as "straightforwardness" is in reality an overblown. very dangerous, ego.
In the next paragraph, without further mention of Sonia, Shelden goes on to describe Julia's blunt "straightforwardness," adding, "After describing his loveless marriage with Katherine, Winston tells Julia of a time when he was standing near the edge of a cliff with his wife and was tempted to push her.
Some say his local roots and straightforwardness gave him an advantage in weathering recent storms like the financial crisis and the challenge of turning around ailing competitor Reebok.
We all know of his honesty and straightforwardness.
One of the challenges was to find a girl who could pull off the straightforwardness of the dialogue.