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  • 1 Forwardness — For ward*ness, n. The quality of being forward; cheerful readiness; promtness; as, the forwardness of Christians in propagating the gospel. [1913 Webster] 2. An advanced stage of progress or of preparation; advancement; as, his measures were in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 forwardness — 1520s, from FORWARD (Cf. forward) + NESS (Cf. ness). Meaning presumptuousness is from c.1600 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 forwardness — noun 1. an advanced stage the forwardness of the harvest this year the arts are in no kind of forwardness in this matter • Derivationally related forms: ↑forward • Hypernyms: ↑earliness 2. prompt willingness readiness t …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 forwardness — forward ► ADVERB (also forwards) 1) in the direction that one is facing or travelling. 2) onward so as to make progress. 3) ahead in time. 4) in or near the front of a ship or aircraft. ► ADJECTIVE 1) towards the direction that one is facing or… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 forwardness — noun see forward I …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 forwardness — /fawr weuhrd nis/, n. 1. overreadiness to push oneself forward; lack of appropriate modesty; presumption; boldness. 2. cheerful readiness; promptness; eagerness. 3. condition of being in advance. [1515 25; FORWARD + NESS] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7 forwardness — noun The quality of being forward …

    Wiktionary

  • 8 forwardness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. boldness, presumptuousness, impertinence; see rudeness . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being impudent or arrogantly self confident: assumption, audaciousness, audacity, boldness, brashness,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 9 forwardness — for|ward|ness [ˈfo:wədnıs US ˈfo:rwərd ] n [U] behaviour that is too confident or friendly …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 forwardness — for|ward|ness [ fɔrwərdnəs ] noun uncount behavior that is too confident and does not show enough respect for other people …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 forwardness — for·ward·ness || fÉ”rwÉ™(r)dnɪs / fɔːw n. impudence, boldness; readiness; progressive state …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 forwardness — noun (U) behaviour that is too confident or friendly …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 forwardness — n 1. overreadiness, overconfidence, arrogance, chutzpa; presumption, presumptuousness, impertinence, insolence, officiousness, effrontery; boldness, brashness, audacity, brazenness; pertness, sauciness, brass, Inf. cheek, Inf. nerve, Sl. lip,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14 forwardness — for·ward·ness …

    English syllables

  • 15 forwardness — UK [ˈfɔː(r)wə(r)dnəs] / US [ˈfɔrwərdnəs] noun [uncountable] behaviour that is too confident and does not show enough respect for other people …

    English dictionary

  • 16 forwardness — /ˈfɔwədnəs/ (say fawwuhdnuhs) noun 1. over readiness to push oneself forward; presumption; boldness; lack of due modesty. 2. cheerful readiness; promptness; eagerness. 3. the condition of being forward or in advance …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 Cross-country equestrianism — For information on other aspects of this discipline, see Eventing and Cross country obstacles. For the athletic competition, see cross country running. A cross country competitor Cross country equestrian jumping is an endurance test, and is one… …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 Lateral movement — Lateral movements are movements made on a horse that are used for training purposes, that involve the horse moving in a direction other than straight forward. They vary in difficulty, and should be used in a progressive manner, according to the… …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 familiarity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. intimacy, acquaintance, fellowship; knowledge; informality, forwardness, impudence. See friend, sociality, insolence. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Acquaintance with people] Syn. friendliness,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 forward — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)wə(r)d[/t]] ♦♦ forwards, forwarding, forwarded (In addition to the uses shown below, forward is also used in phrasal verbs such as bring forward and look forward to . In British English, forwards is often used as an adverb instead of… …

    English dictionary