straightforwardly

straightforward

[streyt-fawr-werd]
adjective
1.
going or directed straight ahead: a straightforward gaze.
2.
direct; not roundabout: a straightforward approach to a problem.
3.
free from crookedness or deceit; honest: straightforward in one's dealings.
adverb
4.
Also, straightforwards. straight ahead; directly or continuously forward.

Origin:
1800–10; straight + forward

straightforwardly, adverb
straightforwardness, noun
unstraightforward, adjective


1. undeviating, unswerving.


1, 2. devious.
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straightforward (ˌstreɪtˈfɔːwəd)
 
adj
1.  (of a person) honest, frank, or simple
2.  chiefly (Brit) (of a task, etc) simple; easy
 
adv, —adj
3.  in a straight course
 
straight'forwardly
 
adv
 
straight'forwardness
 
n

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straightforward
1555, from straight (adj. 1) + forward. In ref. to language, from 1806.
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