- going or directed straight ahead: a straightforward gaze.
- direct; not roundabout: a straightforward approach to a problem.
- free from crookedness or deceit; honest: straightforward in one's dealings.
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Related Words for straightforwardnesshonesty, virtue, probity, purity, sincerity, rectitude, principle, modesty, candor, restraint, unity, clarity, integrity, directness, simplicity, truthfulness, fairness, frankness, confidence, veracity
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Contemporary Examples of straightforwardness
Is it the juxtaposition of Geordie straightforwardness with lofty intellectualism?Meet ‘Inspector Lewis’: Kevin Whately on ‘Morse,’ John Thaw, and the End of the Series
June 14, 2013
Historical Examples of straightforwardness
He, thanking the Lacedaemonians for their straightforwardness, withdrew.Hellenica
She could not overlook the impression he conveyed of rugged honesty and straightforwardness.Nobody
Louis Joseph Vance
It has the same simplicity and straightforwardness as Greek sculpture.The Legacy of Greece
There is a boldness, a straightforwardness, an honesty in this challenge, which cannot be mistaken.
He had learnt that honesty and straightforwardness get rid of any difficulties.Chatterbox, 1906
- (of a person) honest, frank, or simple
- mainly British (of a task, etc) simple; easy
- in a straight course