matter-of-factly

matter-of-fact

[mat-er-uhv-fakt]
adjective
1.
adhering strictly to fact; not imaginative; prosaic; dry; commonplace: a matter-of-fact account of the political rally.
2.
direct or unemotional; straightforward; down-to-earth.

Origin:
1705–15

matter-of-factly, adverb
matter-of-factness, noun
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matter-of-fact
also matter of fact, 1570s, originally a legal term (translating L. res facti), "that portion of an enquiry concerned with the truth or falsehood of alleged facts," opposed to matter of law. Meaning "prosaic, unimaginative" is from 1787.
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