outrighter

outright

[adj. out-rahyt; adv. out-rahyt, -rahyt]
adjective
1.
complete or total: an outright loss.
2.
downright or unqualified: an outright refusal.
3.
without further payments due, restrictions, or qualifications: an outright sale of the car.
4.
Archaic. directed straight out or on.
adverb
5.
completely; entirely.
6.
without restraint, reserve, or concealment; openly: Tell me outright what's bothering you.
7.
at once; instantly: to be killed outright.
8.
without further payments due, restrictions, or qualifications: to own the house outright.
9.
Archaic. straight out or ahead; directly onward.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see out, right

outrightness, noun


5. downright, utterly, altogether, thoroughly.
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outright
 
adj
1.  without qualifications or limitations: outright ownership
2.  complete; total: an outright lie
3.  straightforward; direct: an outright manner
 
adv
4.  without restrictions: buy outright
5.  without reservation or concealment: ask outright
6.  instantly: he was killed outright
7.  obsolete straight ahead or out

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outright
c.1300, of direction, "straight ahead," from out + right (adj. (1)). Meaning "all at once" is attested from c.1600.
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