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noun as in boldness

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It gives you the sense of the forwardness of history as well as the backwardness.

Daughters Malia and Sasha are appreciative of the president's uptick in fashion-forwardness too.

Something like (forgive my forwardness) “No representation without taxation.”

My wife is still in the country; my house all in dirt; but my work in a good forwardness, and will be much to my mind at last.

He fell into a chaffing way with his children and laughed heartily at Marian's forwardness.

Here we are more concerned with that forwardness to serve humanity, which he made the other mark of the true nation.

Then, half-ashamed and startled at her forwardness, her gaze dropped.

The frost was followed by glowing heats, and a wonderful forwardness of flowers and fruits.


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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to forwardness, such as: bumptiousness, impertinence, presumptuousness, and rudeness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.