Openness

  • 1 Openness — is the quality of being open. It sometimes refers to a very general philosophical position from which some individuals and organizations operate, often highlighted by a decision making process recognizing communal management by distributed… …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 Openness — O pen*ness, n. The quality or state of being open. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 openness — index candor (straightforwardness), honesty, latitude Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 openness — O.E. opennes; see OPEN (Cf. open) (adj.) + NESS (Cf. ness) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 openness — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ greater, more ▪ There is a need for greater openness in government. ▪ complete ▪ new ▪ He talked with a new openness about hi …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 6 openness — o|pen|ness [ˈəupən nıs US ˈou ] n [U] 1.) the quality of being honest and willing to talk about things openness of ▪ the openness of American society openness about ▪ her openness about her problems 2.) the quality of being willing to accept new… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 openness — o|pen|ness [ oupənnəss ] noun uncount * 1. ) an honest way of talking or behaving in which you do not try to hide anything: The judge praised him for his honesty and openness. 2. ) a tendency to accept new ideas, methods, or changes: openness to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 openness — noun (U) 1 the quality of being honest and not keeping things secret: dealing based on honesty and openness 2 the quality of being willing to accept new ideas or people: his openness to new experience 3 the quality of being open and not enclosed …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 openness */ — UK [ˈəʊpənnəs] / US [ˈoʊpənnəss] noun [uncountable] 1) an honest way of talking or behaving in which you do not try to hide anything The judge praised him for his honesty and openness. 2) a tendency to accept new ideas, methods, or changes… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 openness — Synonyms and related words: access, accessibility, admissibility, admission, amenableness, apparentness, approachability, artlessness, assimilation, austerity, availability, baldness, bareness, big mouth, bluffness, bluntness, broadness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 openness — atvirumas statusas T sritis Politika apibrėžtis Laisvas informacijos apie valstybės institucijų ir kitų viešųjų įstaigų sprendimų priėmimą ir jų vykdymą prieinamumas piliečiams ir visuomenei. Skiriasi nuo informavimo tuo, kad informuodama… …

    Politikos mokslų enciklopedinis žodynas

  • 12 openness — open ► ADJECTIVE 1) allowing access, passage, or view; not closed, fastened, or restricted. 2) exposed to view or attack; not covered or protected. 3) (open to) vulnerable or subject to. 4) spread out, expanded, or unfolded. 5) officially… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 openness — noun 1. without obstructions to passage or view the openness of the prairies • Derivationally related forms: ↑open • Hypernyms: ↑spacing, ↑spatial arrangement • Hyponyms: ↑patency …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 openness — noun see open I …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 openness — See openly. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 16 openness — noun a) Accommodating attitude or opinion, as in receptivity to new ideas, behaviors, cultures, peoples, environments, experiences, etc., different from the familiar, conventional, traditional, or ones own. b) The degree to which a person, group …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 openness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The condition of being laid open to something undesirable or injurious: exposure, liability, susceptibility, susceptibleness, vulnerability, vulnerableness. See PROTECTION. 2. Ready acceptance of often new… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 openness —  Note nn …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 19 openness —    Note nn …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 20 openness — n. quality of being open, frankness, accessibility …

    English contemporary dictionary


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