Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun forwardness

3 senses of forwardness

Sense 1
bumptiousness, cockiness, pushiness, forwardness -- (offensive boldness and assertiveness)
       => assertiveness, self-assertiveness -- (aggressive self-assurance; given to making bold assertions)

Sense 2
forwardness -- (an advanced stage; "the forwardness of the harvest this year"; "the arts are in no kind of forwardness in this matter")
       => earliness -- (quality of coming early or earlier in time)

Sense 3
readiness, eagerness, zeal, forwardness -- (prompt willingness; "readiness to continue discussions"; "they showed no eagerness to spread the gospel"; "they disliked his zeal in demonstrating his superiority"; "he tried to explain his forwardness in battle")
       => willingness -- (cheerful compliance; "he expressed his willingness to help")

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