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Noun: forwardness  for-wurd-nus [N. Amer], for-wûd-nus [Brit]
  1. Offensive boldness and assertiveness
    - bumptiousness, cockiness, pushiness
  2. An advanced stage
    "the forwardness of the harvest this year"; "the arts are in no kind of forwardness in this matter"
  3. Prompt willingness
    "he tried to explain his forwardness in battle";
    - readiness, eagerness, zeal

Type of: assertiveness, earliness, self-assertiveness, willingness