Etymology
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outspoken (adj.)

"given to speaking freely, candid, free or bold of speech," 1808, originally Scottish, from out- + -spoken. According to OED, the past participle "has here a resultant force, as in 'well spoken', 'well read'." Related: Outspokenly; outspokenness. Earlier was outspeaking, in reference to the voice, "loud, resonant" (mid-15c.).

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Definitions of outspoken

outspoken (adj.)
given to expressing yourself freely or insistently;
outspoken in their opposition to segregation
Synonyms: vocal
outspoken (adj.)
characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion;
it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
Synonyms: blunt / candid / forthright / frank / free-spoken / plainspoken / point-blank / straight-from-the-shoulder
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