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synonyms for ingenuousness

  • candor
  • naturalness
  • naïveté
  • directness
  • fairness
  • frankness
  • honesty
  • outspokenness
  • probity
  • simplicity
  • sincerity
  • truthfulness
  • artlessness
  • forthrightness
  • glasnost
  • impartiality
  • openness
  • straightforwardness
  • unequivocalness
  • uprightness
  • veracity
  • guilelessness
  • naïveté

antonyms for ingenuousness

MOST RELEVANT
  • coordination
  • experience
  • grace
  • sophistication
  • deceit
  • dishonesty
  • lying
  • unfairness
  • artifice
  • deception
  • falsehood
  • guile
      • complexity
      • complication
      • difficulty
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      How to use ingenuousness in a sentence

      Edgar looked at her, to read how much of this was real ingenuousness, how much affected simplicity.
      LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
      He is a man of clear head, of courage, fortitude and simple ingenuousness.
      THE RAID OF JOHN BROWN AT HARPER'S FERRY AS I SAW ITREV. SAMUEL VANDERLIP LEECH
      These questions, uttered with childish rapidity and ingenuousness, threw some light upon the apparent mystery.
      ADRIFT ON THE PACIFICEDWARD S. ELLIS
      With the utmost sincerity and ingenuousness he condemned Mr. Edwards.
      THE CALICO CATCHARLES MINER THOMPSON
      The ingenuousness of her impetuous question seemed to amuse him.
      THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
      That ingenuousness of her friend's pleasure in her wedding made Ruth feel, not only older, but removed from her by experience.
      FIDELITYSUSAN GLASPELL
      His ingenuousness of confession astonished everybody, and moved the hearts of his judges.
      BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
      "How interesting the instinct of animals is," she observed with an air of the most perfect ingenuousness.
      LOVE IN A CLOUDARLO BATES
      Coquetry was as foreign to the ingenuousness of her nature, as to the dignity of all her early maternal precepts.
      CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
      "You didn't ask me," said Joe, with something like ingenuousness, though with a most provoking application.
      WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO INGENUOUSNESS

      • candor
      • ingenuousness
      • naturalness
      • naïveté
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