forwardness forwardness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) offensive boldness and assertiveness
  2. (n) an advanced stage
  3. (n) prompt willingness

Usage(s):

  1. She must have enough forwardness to fight for her prey, enough toughness to withstand the fangs of her rivals.
  2. They mistake your forwardness for sexual promiscuity.

News

  • A Graphic Print Blazer From Nordstrom For Work And Play

    Whenever Nordstrom has their annual sale going on, we always find fabulous pieces on pre-season and end-of-summer sale and at least just as many at full price. Our predicament is that we always fall hardest for those pieces that aren't marked down. Euphemistically we like to think this is a direct indicator of our fashion forwardness and ability to forecast trends. In reality, it's just very ...
    on July 31, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "He had the same kind of straight-forwardness, straight talk. He was low-key, nothing put on about that man. And he was loyal," said Armstrong, whose family owns the Armstrong Ranch in South Texas' Kenedy County. "We Texans are like that,...
    on Dec 27, 2006 By: Anne Armstrong Source: Fort Worth Star Telegram

  2. "He is the correct person to occupy that post, his long experience and straight-forwardness had shielded that party. He is capable of overcoming any big problem," Karunanidhi wrote in 'Murasoli', DMK's mouthpiece.
    on Mar 29, 2008 By: M Karunanidhi Source: Hindu

  3. "The integrity and honesty and straight forwardness are what Brian is all about, as well as Ronnie," says Lamoriello. "You couldn't have two more quality individuals as far as their knowledge level."
    on Nov 26, 2008 By: Lou Lamoriello Source: Toronto Star

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