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Related to dependableness: reliableness


Trustworthy. See Synonyms at reliable.

de·pend′a·bil′i·ty, de·pend′a·ble·ness n.
de·pend′a·bly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dependableness - the quality of being dependable or reliable
responsibleness, responsibility - a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct; "he holds a position of great responsibility"
solidity, solidness - the quality of being solid and reliable financially or factually or morally; "the solidity of the evidence worked in his favor"; "the solidness of her faith gave her enduring hope"
infallibility - the quality of never making an error
duplicability, reproducibility - the quality of being reproducible
undependability, undependableness, unreliability, unreliableness - the trait of not being dependable or reliable
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There, the leader's development of a cooperative interdependent relationship with subordinates based initially on his/her competence, character, and demonstrated dependableness are the sources of trust.
For instance, Buss and Barnes (1986) studied a group of married people ranging in age from 18 to 40 years and found that the ten most appealing attributes listed were: honesty, companionship, affection, consideration, intelligence, dependableness, understanding, loyalty, interesting to talk to, and kindness.