Synonyms and Antonyms of plainly
1 in an honest and direct manner you'll have to tell your relatives very plainly that you don't like perfume, or they'll keep giving it to you Synonyms directly, forthrightly, foursquare, plain, straightforward, straight, straightforwardlyRelated Words baldly, bluffly, candidly, frankly, honestly, openheartedly, openly, unguardedly, unreservedly; artlessly, earnestly, simply, sincerely; abruptly, bluntly, brusquely, curtly, gruffly, point-blank, sharply; impolitely, inconsiderately, rudely, tactlessly; truthfully, veraciouslyNear Antonyms long-windedly, verbosely, wordily; civilly, courteously, diplomatically, politely, tactfully; deceitfully, mendaciously, untruthfully; erroneously, fallaciously, falsely, hypocritically, insincerely; ambiguously, circuitously, equivocally, evasively, indirectly
2 without any question your wife is plainly upset that you didn't invite her to the game with us Synonyms all right, alright, assuredly, certainly, clearly, definitely, doubtless, easily, forsooth, hands down, inarguably, incontestably, incontrovertibly, indisputably, indeed, really, so, sure, surely, truly, unarguably, undeniably, undoubtedly, unquestionablyRelated Words conceivably, likely, perhaps, possibly, probably; obviously, unmistakably
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