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Definition 1: a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the opposite sex - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for straightness in the sense of this definition

(straightness is a kind of ...) activities associated with sexual intercourse

"they had sex in the back seat"

Definition 2: freedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles - [noun denoting attribute]

(straightness is a kind of ...) any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)

"he could barely make out their shapes"

Definition 3: (of hair) lack of a tendency to curl - [noun denoting attribute]

(straightness is a kind of ...) the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface

Definition 4: having honest intentions - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where straightness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he acted in good faith
  • doubt was expressed as to the good faith of the immigrants

Synonyms for straightness in the sense of this definition

(straightness is a kind of ...) the quality of being honest

Definition 5: trueness of course toward a goal - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where straightness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rivaling a hawk in directness of aim

Synonyms for straightness in the sense of this definition

(straightness is a kind of ...) a distinguishing quality

(... is a kind of straightness ) the quality of being direct and straightforward

"what some people take for rudeness is really straightforwardness"

(... is a kind of straightness ) lack of an intervening or mediating agency

"the immediacy of television coverage"

(... is a kind of straightness ) the quality of being obviously directed at a particular person or thing

"the pointedness of his sarcasm was unmistakable"

(... are attributes of straightness) direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short

"a direct route" "a direct flight" "a direct hit"

(... are attributes of straightness) not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination

"sometimes taking an indirect path saves time" "you must take an indirect course in sailing"

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