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frankness

[frangk-nis] /ˈfræŋk nɪs/
noun
1.
plainness of speech; candor; openness.
Origin of frankness
1545-1555
1545-55; frank1 + -ness
Related forms
prefrankness, noun
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n.

1550s, from frank (adj.) + -ness.

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