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directness

Definitions of directness
  1. noun
    trueness of course toward a goal
    “rivaling a hawk in directness of aim”
    synonyms: straightness
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    Antonyms:
    indirectness
    having the characteristic of lacking a true course toward a goal
    types:
    downrightness, straightforwardness
    the quality of being direct and straightforward
    immediacy, immediateness
    lack of an intervening or mediating agency
    pointedness
    the quality of being obviously directed at a particular person or thing
    type of:
    characteristic
    a distinguishing quality
  2. noun
    the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
    synonyms: candidness, candor, candour, forthrightness, frankness
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    types:
    ingenuousness
    openly straightforward or frank
    artlessness
    ingenuousness by virtue of being free from artful deceit
    type of:
    honestness, honesty
    the quality of being honest
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