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English definition of “forwardness”

forwardness

noun [U] uk   /ˈfɔː.wəd.nəs/ us    /ˈfɔːr.wɚd-/ disapproving
the quality of being confident and honest in a way that ignores the usual social rules and might seem rudeBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendlyConfidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit
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