Definition of Downrightness

1. Noun. The quality of being direct and straightforward. "What some people take for rudeness is really straightforwardness"




Definition of Downrightness

1. Noun. The personal quality of being straightforward and direct in one's manner ¹

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Definition of Downrightness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Downrightness

downpressor
downpressors
downrange
downrate
downrated
downrates
downrating
downregulate
downregulated
downregulates
downregulating
downregulation
downregulations
downright
downrightly
downrightness (current term)
downrightnesses
downriver
downrush
downsampling
downsamplings
downscale
downscaled
downscales
downscaling
downsection
downselect
downselected
downselecting

Literary usage of Downrightness

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1. The History of "Punch" by Marion Harry Spielmann (1895)
"Origin and Growth of the Cartoon—Origin of its Name—Its Reflection of Popular Opinion—Source of Punch's Power—Punch's downrightness offends France— ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"She seemed a bit startled by her own downrightness of speech; the color was high upon her cheeks. Burdick noted with half-conscious pleasure that her skin ..."

3. The Contemporary Review (1873)
"There is no courage and no sincerity or downrightness among us in this matter. We half say one thing and half believe another. We preach and profess what we ..."

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