matter-of-fact

[ mat-er-uh v-fakt ]
/ ˈmæt ər əvˈfækt /

adjective

adhering strictly to fact; not imaginative; prosaic; dry; commonplace: a matter-of-fact account of the political rally.
direct or unemotional; straightforward; down-to-earth.

Origin of matter-of-fact

First recorded in 1705–15

Related forms

mat·ter-of-fact·ly, adverbmat·ter-of-fact·ness, noun
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