Origin of matter-of-fact
Related formsmat·ter-of-fact·ly, adverbmat·ter-of-fact·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for matter-of-factly
“I stalked her,” Lavie says matter-of-factly when asked how she and Ivgy first met.
“Drew was being annoying about something,” Jonathan says matter-of-factly, straining his brain for the details of their last tiff.How the Property Brothers Became Your Mom’s Favorite TV Stars|Kevin Fallon|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During these conversations I will matter-of-factly mention my husband, because it feels nothing but natural for me to do so.
“The number of opportunities I had to play drug dealers or detectives was absurd,” he says, matter-of-factly.Broadway’s Rebel, Tellin’ You to Hear It: A Portrait of Saul Williams|Alex Suskind|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“They replaced me on the RL Gang,” she said matter-of-factly.
"He was you," explained Phyllis matter-of-factly, sitting down on a step to look at him better.The Wishing-Ring Man|Margaret Widdemer
But presently, being savages, they accepted it matter-of-factly.The Forgotten Planet|Murray Leinster
"I will see that you have every possible aid," he replied, matter-of-factly.The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop|Hamlin Garland
It was Nana who matter-of-factly came to ask for a bed; and in what a state.L'Assommoir|Emile Zola
He said clearly and matter-of-factly, "I want that one, Helen."The Short Life|Francis Donovan