Downright

Definition of Downright

Down´right`
adv.1.Straight down; perpendicularly.
2.In plain terms; without ceremony.
We shall chide downright, if I longer stay.
- Shak.
3.Without delay; at once; completely.
She fell downright into a fit.
- Arbuthnot.
a.1.Plain; direct; forthright; unceremonious; blunt; positive; as, he spoke in his downright way.
A man of plain, downright character.
- Sir W. Scott.
2.Open; artless; undisguised; absolute; unmixed; as, downright atheism.
The downright impossibilities charged upon it.
- South.
Gloomy fancies which in her amounted to downright insanity.
- Prescott.

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