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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English streightnes, equivalent to straight +‎ -ness. Cognate with Scots strauchtness, straichtness (straightness).

NounEdit

straightness (countable and uncountable, plural straightnesses)

  1. (uncountable) The state or quality of being straight (especially in the sense of "heterosexual").
  2. (countable) The result or product of being straight.

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