Straightness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Straightness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ straightness
straightness
rectilinearity
directness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inflexibility
inflexibility
&c.(stiffness) 323
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ straight line
straight line
right line
direct line
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ short cut
short cut
PARAG:Straightness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be straight
be straight
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have no turning
have no turning
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ not incline to either side
not incline to either side
not bend to either side
not turn to either side
not deviate to either side
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go straight
go straight
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ steer for
steer for
&c.(directions) 278
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ render straight
render straight
straighten
rectify
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set straight
set straight
put straight
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ unbend
unbend
unfold
uncurl
&c. 248
unravel
&c. 219
unwrap
PARAG:Straightness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ straight
straight
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rectilinear
rectilinear
rectilineal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ direct
direct
even
right
true
in a line
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unbent
unbent
virgate
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ undeviating
undeviating
unturned
undistorted
unswerving
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ straight as an arrow
straight as an arrow
&c.(direct) 278
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inflexible
inflexible
&c. 323

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • straightness — noun see straight I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • straightness — See straightly. * * * …   Universalium

  • straightness — noun a) The state or quality of being straight (especially in the sense of heterosexual ). b) The result or product of being straight. Syn: heterosexuality …   Wiktionary

  • straightness — straight·ness || streɪtnɪs n. quality of being straight, state of being without bend or curve; honesty; candidness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • straightness — straight·ness …   English syllables

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