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straightforward

adjective

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1 going straight to the point clearly and firmly
  • a straightforward account of the football game with no digressions or personal comments

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2 free from irregularities or digressions in course
  • the missile continued on its straightforward path toward the enemy's command post

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4 not subject to misinterpretation or more than one interpretation
  • the distinction between the two types of offenses is pretty straightforward

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straightforward

adverb
variants: also straightforwards

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The first known use of straightforward was in 1790

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“Straightforward.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/straightforward. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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