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Synonyms for frankness
ˈfræŋk nɪsfrank·ness

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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. frankness

    Truth is primarily and verity is always a quality of thought or speech, especially of speech, as in exact conformity to fact. Veracity is properly a quality of a person, the habit of speaking and the disposition to speak the truth; a habitual liar may on some occasions speak the truth, but that does not constitute him a man of veracity; on the other hand, a person of undoubted veracity may state (through ignorance or misinformation) what is not the truth. Truthfulness is a quality that may inhere either in a person or in his statements or beliefs. Candor, frankness, honesty, and ingenuousness are allied with veracity, and verity with truth, while truthfulness may accord with either. Truth in a secondary sense may be applied to intellectual action or moral character, in the former case becoming a close synonym of veracity; as, I know him to be a man of truth.

    Compare synonyms for DECEPTION.

    Synonyms:
    candor, honesty, ingenuousness, reality, truth, truthfulness, veracity, verity

    Antonyms:
    deceit, deception, delusion, duplicity, error, fabrication, falsehood, falseness, falsity, fiction, guile, imposture, lie, mendacity, untruth

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

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

    the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

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

  2. frankness, outspokennessnoun

    the trait of being blunt and outspoken

    Synonyms:
    candor, candour, forthrightness, outspokenness, candidness, directness

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. franknessnoun

    Synonyms:
    candor, unreserve, ingenuousness

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How to use frankness in a sentence?

  1. Cornelius Tacitus:

    He had a certain frankness and generosity, qualities indeed which turn to a man's ruin, unless tempered with discretion.

  2. Alexander Smith:

    If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.

  3. Benjamin Disraeli:

    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.

  4. Brian Foren:

    I appreciate his honestness and his frankness, she has a lot of baggage and I worry that her baggage might cost us the election.


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