Straight·ness, n. The quality, condition, or state, of being straight; as, the straightness of a path.
Straight·ness, n. A variant of Straitness.
n 1: of hair: lack of a tendency to curl [ant: curliness]
2: freedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles [ant: crookedness]
3: trueness of course toward a goal; "rivaling a hawk in
directness of aim" [syn: directness] [ant: indirectness]
4: having honest intentions; "he acted in good faith"; "doubt
was expressed as to the good faith of the immigrants"
[syn: good faith]
5: a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of
the opposite sex [syn: heterosexuality, heterosexualism]