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matter-of-fact

mat·ter-of-fact

matter-of-fact

 
pronunciation:
mae tr v faekt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: concerned with facts; unimaginative or literal.
a matter-of-fact explanation of an unusual event
synonyms:
literal, prosaic, prosy
antonyms:
romantic
similar words:
arid, bald, direct, dry, factual, faithful, plain, practical, pragmatic, sober, unvarnished
definition 2: unmoved by emotion or concern.
Despite the crowd's hysteria, he spoke in a very matter-of-fact way.
antonyms:
romantic
similar words:
arid, cool, dispassionate, down-to-earth, impassive, impersonal, nonchalant, objective
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derivations: matter-of-factly (adv.), matter-of-factness (n.)