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Synonyms for directnessdi·rect·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. directness, straightnessnoun

    trueness of course toward a goal

    "rivaling a hawk in directness of aim"

    Synonyms:
    frankness, good faith, forthrightness, candor, candour, heterosexualism, candidness, heterosexuality, straightness

    Antonyms:
    indirectness

  2. candor, candour, candidness, frankness, directness, forthrightnessnoun

    the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

    Synonyms:
    fair-mindedness, forthrightness, candor, outspokenness, frankness, fairness, candour, candidness, straightness

    Antonyms:
    indirectness

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  1. List of paraphrases for "directness":

    frankness, bluntness

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How to use directness in a sentence?

  1. Molly Goddard:

    I have spent the last six months exploring ways of creating volume through pattern cutting and manipulation so that each garment holds its own shape with no hidden support, the idea of pieces holding their own shape has a directness that has come to inform everything about this show.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    But, on the other hand, I think if I go beyond the consideration, I'll count on the good wisdom and directness of my mom to help me communicate directly with people. She's pretty good at that.

  3. Lei Yu:

    Health conscious adults are encouraged to work actively to improve their sense of meaning in life and goal directness.

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