Pronunciation of Outgoing
/a͡ʊtɡˈə͡ʊɪŋ/, /aʊtɡˈəʊɪŋ/, /aʊ_t_ɡ_ˈəʊ_ɪ_ŋ/
Antonyms for outgoing:
uncommunicative, cold, introverted, antisocial, reserved, silent, taciturn, incoming, aloof, frosty, unsociable, standoffish, inflowing, remote, distant, in, inpouring, inward, next, reticent, shy, detached, elect, influent, cool, future, succeeding, inbound, designate.
Synonyms for outgoing:
open, honest, unrestrained, artless, overt, downright, direct, frank, candid, ingenuous, broad, natural, undeceptive, naive, uncalculating, un-artificial, undisguised, genuine, plain, undeceiving, straightforward, Plain-spoken, trusting, unaffected, Unartful, callow, undeceitful, sincere, blunt, unsophisticated, Unbeguiling.
Usage examples for outgoing:
- Bow down before him, ballad, sigh and groan, But make no sojourn in thy outgoing; For haply it may be That when thy feet return at evening Death shall come in with thee. - "Poems & Ballads (First Series)", Algernon Charles Swinburne.
- It was only when service - divine service - flowed from her in full outgoing, that she reached the height of her loveliness. - "David Elginbrod", George MacDonald.
- Only when we could assemble a large outgoing convoy and despatch it at such a time that it could meet an incoming one at the western edge of the submarine zone could we give these vessels the same destroyer escort as that which we always gave for the loaded convoys bound for European ports. - "The Victory At Sea", William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick.