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Meaning of INGENUOUSNESS

Pronunciation:  in'jenyoousnes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  openly straightforward or frank
  2. [n]  the quality of innocent naivete
 

INGENUOUSNESS is a 13 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: innocence, naturalness
 
 Antonyms: disingenuousness
 
 See Also: artlessness, candidness, candor, candour, forthrightness, frankness, naiveness, naivete, naivety

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*gen"u*ous*ness\, n.
1. The state or quality of being ingenuous; openness of
   heart; frankness.

2. Ingenuity. [Obs.] --Fuller.

 

 

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