forthrightness

[ adjective, noun fawrth-rahyt, fohrth-; adverb fawrth-rahyt, fohrth-, fawrth-rahyt, fohrth- ]SEE DEFINITION OF forthrightness
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He was a clergyman who never curried favor nor withheld opinion when forthrightness was the moral requisite.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English forðriht "direct, plain;" see forth + right. Related: Forthrightly; forthrightness.

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