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Meaning of FRANKNESS

Pronunciation:  'frangknis

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the trait of being blunt and outspoken
  2. [n]  the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

FRANKNESS is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: candidness, candor, candour, forthrightness, outspokenness
 See Also: bluffness, communicativeness, honestness, honesty, ingenuousness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Frank"ness\, n.
The quality of being frank; candor; openess; ingenuousness;
fairness; liberality.

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