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 in a Sentence
his directness is much appreciated by his patients
Recent Examples of directness from the Web
For me, the lean textures, clarity and emotional directness were exactly what made the interpretations so rewarding.
His poetry acquired a new simplicity, directness, and pathos—several of his masterworks date from these years—and his stature among Polish readers grew.
Their voluminous writings have all the clarity and directness of a Delphic oracle.
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