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Noun: straightness  streyt-nus
  1. (of hair) lack of a tendency to curl
     
  2. Freedom from crooks, curves, bends or angles
     
  3. Trueness of course toward a goal
    "rivaling a hawk in straightness of aim";
    - directness
     
  4. Having honest intentions
    - good faith, bona fides
     
  5. A sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the opposite sex
    - heterosexuality, heterosexualism

See also: direct, indirect

Type of: characteristic, configuration, conformation, contour, curvature, curve, form, honestness, honesty, sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice, shape

Antonym: crookedness, curliness

Encyclopedia: Straightness