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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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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. Robin Parisotto:

    There are real questions to be asked if there is no action taken, particularly for the results taken post-2009, some of the values in these athletes were so extreme that they were downright dangerous and the risks to their health were indisputable.

  2. Patrick Henry:

    Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are ruined.

  3. Ashton Morris:

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

  4. Jeb Bush:

    What Donald Trump did was use eminent domain to try to take the property of an elderly woman on the strip in Atlantic City. That is not public purpose. That is downright wrong.

  5. Stewart Ferrin:

    The lack of support, cooperation, and downright bias, coupled with an agenda to ruin my career, has become unbearable and I will not subject my family to this any longer, i do this in an effort to continue with my life, to give my family better opportunities, and move past this horrible experience.

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