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outspokenness

owt spoh kuh nuhs

  • n  the trait of being blunt and outspoken

  • Already unconventional with her outspokenness, Miyuki Hatoyama can claim a background uncommon for most Japanese women: she was born abroad and has lived overseas for more than 10 .
  • Though right in principle, Jospin's undiplomatic outspokenness on foreign policy clearly cost him points in his competition with Chirac.
  • Atlas says he applauds Proenza's outspokenness, predicting it will "accelerate the effort to replace QuickScat with an even better scatterometer satellite.
Quotes

  • Dick Ebersol in NFL News
    Ebersol said: "Throughout his playing career, Tiki was never shy about expressing his opinions and was honest to a fault with the media. His intelligent outspokenness will serve him well as a broadcaster and is what made him attractive to us. During...
  • Ronald Daniels in Christian Science Monitor
    I worry that the attack on the NAACP coming from the Bush administration may have caused them to have pause about their outspokenness, and thus, [Gordon's appointment] could be an effort to appear more evenhanded and bipartisan,says Mr....
  • Yoko Ono in CNN International
    Ono said that if Chapman were released, "myself and John's two sons would not feel safe for the rest of our lives -- people who are in positions of high visibility and outspokenness such as John would also feel unsafe."

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