What does downright mean?

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ˈdaʊnˌraɪtdown·right

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. downright(adj)

    characterized by plain blunt honesty

    "a downright answer"; "a downright kind of person"

  2. absolute, downright, out-and-out(a), rank(a), right-down, sheer(a)(adverb)

    complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers

    "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job through sheer persistence"; "sheer stupidity"

  3. downright(adverb)

    thoroughgoing

    "he is outright dishonest"

Wiktionary

  1. downright(Adverb)

    Really; actually; quite; thoroughly; utterly.

    He wasn't just cool to me, he was downright rude.

  2. downright(Adjective)

    Directed vertically; coming straight down.

  3. downright(Adjective)

    Directly to the point; plain; unambiguous; unevasive.

  4. downright(Adjective)

    Using plain direct language; accustomed to express opinions directly and bluntly; blunt.

  5. downright(Adjective)

    Complete; absolute; utter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Downright(adverb)

    straight down; perpendicularly

  2. Downright(adverb)

    in plain terms; without ceremony

  3. Downright(adverb)

    without delay; at once; completely

  4. Downright(adj)

    plain; direct; unceremonious; blunt; positive; as, he spoke in his downright way

  5. Downright(adj)

    open; artless; undisguised; absolute; unmixed; as, downright atheism

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How to say downright in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of downright in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of downright in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of downright in a Sentence

  1. Dan Bishop:

    These crazy liberal clowns... Theyre not funny, theyre downright scary.

  2. Scott Wilson:

    I think it is downright dangerous and above and beyond what is constitutionally acceptable.

  3. Ashton Morris:

    I beleive that every female should be a downright dirty slut- for her man. ONLY for her man.

  4. Janos Lazar:

    For me as a voter it is downright irritating that a diplomat should come here and tell us how to live or how our voters should live.

  5. Ramani Durvasula:

    [ Narcissists ] wo n’t look them in the eye, are downright rude or dismissive, raise their voice for even a small slight, and may rapidly demand to see the manager.

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