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forthright

forth·right

forthright

pronunciation:
forth raIt
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
part of speech: adjective
definition: outspoken and to the point.
He decided to make a forthright declaration of his love for her.She's such a forthright person that it makes some people uncomfortable.He is usually meek and timid, so we were all surprised at his forthright criticism of the boss.
synonyms:
candid, direct, downright, explicit, frank, open, outspoken, plain-spoken, straightforward
antonyms:
furtive, indirect, sneaking
similar words:
bluff, blunt, bold, free-spoken, outright, plain, unequivocal
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: frankly and without evasion.
We said forthright that we would not take on such a responsibility.
synonyms:
candidly, straight, straightforwardly
antonyms:
evasively
similar words:
bluntly, plainly, plump
derivations: forthrightly (adv.), forthrightness (n.)