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directness

noun di·rect·ness \də-ˈrek(t)-nəs, dī-\

Definition of DIRECTNESS

1
:  the character of being accurate in course or aim
2
:  strict pertinence :  straightforwardness <her directness was disarming — Robin Cook>

Examples of DIRECTNESS

  1. <his directness is much appreciated by his patients>

First Known Use of DIRECTNESS

1598

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