characterized by plain blunt honesty
"a downright answer"; "a downright kind of person"
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"
"he is outright dishonest"
Really; actually; quite; thoroughly; utterly.
He wasn't just cool to me, he was downright rude.
Directed vertically; coming straight down.
Directly to the point; plain; unambiguous; unevasive.
Using plain direct language; accustomed to express opinions directly and bluntly; blunt.
Complete; absolute; utter.
straight down; perpendicularly
in plain terms; without ceremony
without delay; at once; completely
plain; direct; unceremonious; blunt; positive; as, he spoke in his downright way
open; artless; undisguised; absolute; unmixed; as, downright atheism
The numerical value of downright in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of downright in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
It's hard not to notice the number of people texting while walking, and downright alarming to see people continuing their texting while crossing the street, we want New Yorkers to know it's OK to wait the 5 seconds.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, nor from want of honor or virtue, so much as downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation.
These crazy liberal clowns... Theyre not funny, theyre downright scary.
Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people. When the people give way, their deceivers, betrayers, and destroyers press upon them so fast, that there is no resisting afterwards. The nature of the encroachment upon the American constitution is such, as to grow every day more and more encroaching. Like a cancer, it eats faster and faster every hour. The revenue creates pensioners, and the pensioners urge for more revenue. The people grow less steady, spirited, and virtuous, the seekers more numerous and more corrupt, and every day increases the circles of their dependents and expectants, until virtue, integrity, public spirit, simplicity, and frugality, become the objects of ridicule and scorn, and vanity, luxury, foppery, selfishness, meanness, and downright venality swallow up the whole society.
At such a crucial time, giving a platform to conspiracy theorists to spread myths and falsehoods about coronavirus vaccines is downright dangerous and one of the last things Senate Republicans should be doing right now.
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