HyperDic: openness

English > 3 senses of the word openness:
NOUNattributeopennesswithout obstructions to passage or view
attributeopenness, nakednesscharacterized by an attitude of ready accessibility (especially about one's actions or purposes)
attributeopenness, receptiveness, receptivitywillingness or readiness to receive (especially impressions or ideas)
openness > pronunciation
Soundsow'pahnahs; ow'pahnnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > openness: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningWithout obstructions to passage or view.
Example"the openness of the prairies"
NarrowerpatencyThe openness (lack of obstruction) of a bodily passage or duct
Broaderspacing, spatial arrangementThe property possessed by an array of things that have space between them
Spanishespacio abierto
Adjectivesopenaffording free passage / passage or view
English > openness: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningCharacterized by an attitude of ready accessibility (especially about one's actions or purposes); without concealment; not secretive.
Synonymnakedness
Broadersociability, sociablenessThe relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows / fellows
Oppositecloseness, secretivenessCharacterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes)
Spanishfranqueza
Catalanfranquesa
Adjectivesopenopen and observable
openopenly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness
English > openness: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningwillingness or readiness to receive (especially impressions or ideas).
Synonymsreceptiveness, receptivity
Broaderwillingnesscheerful compliance
Spanishfranqueza, receptividad
Catalanfranquesa, receptivitat
Adjectivesopenready or willing to receive favorably
openwithout undue constriction as from e.g. tenseness or inhibition

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