frankness

Definitions of frankness
  1. noun
    the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
    synonyms: candidness, candor, candour, directness, forthrightness
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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
  2. noun
    the trait of being blunt and outspoken
    synonyms: outspokenness
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    types:
    bluffness
    good-natured frankness
    type of:
    communicativeness
    the trait of being communicative
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