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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of being blunt and outspoken; The quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech.

Usage examples (31)
  • His confession, told in frankness, with the spirit of revolt behind, had repelled her.
  • All this, in frankness, to show my first impression, after long denial, of women in general and of
  • Simple, honest frankness, is the most maidenly thing in the world, when it is a woman's time to speak.
  • If Ms. Gillard's frankness is any indication, that's a missed opportunity to meet an ally who understands the Afghan stakes. for more
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