Need another word that means the same as “openness”? Find 3 synonyms and 30 related words for “openness” in this overview.
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The synonyms of “Openness” are: nakedness, receptiveness, receptivity
Openness as a Noun
Definitions of "Openness" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “openness” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Characterized by an attitude of ready accessibility (especially about one's actions or purposes); without concealment; not secretive.
- Without obstructions to passage or view.
- The quality of not being covered with buildings or trees.
- Lack of secrecy or concealment; frankness.
- Lack of restriction; accessibility.
- Willingness or readiness to receive (especially impressions or ideas.
- (in sport) a style of play characterized by action which is spread out over the field.
- Acceptance of or receptiveness to change or new ideas.
Synonyms of "Openness" as a noun (3 Words)
|nakedness||The state or fact of being naked.|
He made no attempt to conceal his nakedness.
|receptiveness||Willingness or readiness to receive (especially impressions or ideas.|
This receptiveness is the key feature in oestral behavior enabling natural mating to occur.
|receptivity||Willingness to consider or accept new suggestions and ideas.|
The sexual receptivity of the camels was tested daily during the course of the experiment.
Usage Examples of "Openness" as a noun
- Fitness levels have evolved to increase the speed and openness of the game.
- The openness of the prairies.
- Our hallmark was openness to all comers.
- It is the openness to possibilities that creates great research.
- Total openness to all points of view.
- The openness of the Western landscape.
- A democratic society committed to openness and transparency.
- The openness of the internet makes public debate more possible.
Associations of "Openness" (30 Words)
|accountability||Responsibility to someone or for some activity.|
Lack of accountability has corroded public respect for business and political leaders.
|authenticity||The quality of being authentic.|
The paper should have established the authenticity of the documents before publishing them.
|candid||Truthful and straightforward; frank.|
It is better to let the photographer mingle among the guests and take candid shots.
|candor||The quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech.|
|candour||The quality of being open and honest; frankness.|
A man of refreshing candour.
|decency||The quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality.|
A loose dress rather too low cut for decency.
|directness||The quality of proceeding in a straight line without deflection.|
He was renowned for the clarity and directness of his sermons.
A downright kind of person.
|forthrightness||The quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech.|
Tell me what you think and you may just as well be frank.
|friendliness||The quality of being friendly; affability.|
I was overwhelmed by the friendliness of the people here.
|guileless||Devoid of guile; innocent and without deception.|
His face once so open and guileless.
|honest||Simple, unpretentious, and unsophisticated.|
I did the only right and honest thing.
|honesty||Referring to or using a way of charging for goods or services that relies on the customers to leave money in an unattended receptacle even though there is no one to collect their payments.|
There s a well stocked honesty bar which includes local wine.
|integrity||The state of being whole and undivided.|
The structural integrity of the novel.
|naivete||Innocence or unsophistication.|
Some of the material is laughable in its naïvet.
|outspoken||Characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion.|
Outspoken in their opposition to segregation.
|probity||The quality of having strong moral principles; honesty and decency.|
In a world where financial probity may not be widespread.
|rectitude||Morally correct behaviour or thinking; righteousness.|
Mattie is a model of rectitude.
|righteousness||The quality of being morally right or justifiable.|
Conviction of his own moral righteousness gave his oratory an irresistible power.
|sincere||Characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions.|
An entirely sincere and cruel tyrant.
|sincerity||A quality of naturalness and simplicity.|
The sincerity of his beliefs is unquestionable.
|straightness||Lack of a tendency to curl.|
|transparency||Permitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation.|
The transparency of ice.
|transparent||Easily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety.|
CFCs and water vapour are virtually transparent to incoming short wave solar radiation.
|truthful||(of artistic or literary representation) characterized by accuracy or realism; true to life.|
I think you re confusing being rude with being truthful.
|truthfulness||The fact of being true; truth.|
We have had to judge the truthfulness of the evidence.
|uprightness||The property of being upright in posture.|
Steadying himself he slowly managed to achieve a state of relative uprightness.
|veracious||Habitually speaking the truth.|
A veracious witness.
|veracity||Conformity to facts; accuracy.|
Officials expressed doubts concerning the veracity of the story.