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Synonyms for downright
ˈdaʊnˌraɪtdown·right

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. downrightadjective

    characterized by plain blunt honesty

    "a downright answer"; "a downright kind of person"

    Synonyms:
    right-down, out-and-out(a), rank(a), sheer(a), absolute

    Antonyms:
    incomplete, uncomplete, dishonest, dishonorable

  2. absolute, downright, out-and-out(a), rank(a), right-down, sheer(a)adverb

    complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers

    "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job through sheer persistence"; "sheer stupidity"

    Antonyms:
    incomplete, dishonest, dishonorable, uncomplete

  3. downrightadverb

    thoroughgoing

    "he is outright dishonest"

    Antonyms:
    uncomplete, dishonest, dishonorable, incomplete

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. downrightadjective

    Synonyms:
    plain, simple, explicit, clear, undisguised, positive, absolute

  2. downrightadjective

    Synonyms:
    honest, sincere, artless, ingenuous, frank, open, above-board

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. downrightadjective

    Synonyms:
    blunt, direct, unceremonious, positive, undisguised, absolute, unmixed, straightforward

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "downright":

    frankly, absolutely, simply, totally, completely

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How to use downright in a sentence?

  1. Dan Bishop:

    These crazy liberal clowns... Theyre not funny, theyre downright scary.

  2. John Liu:

    It's hard not to notice the number of people texting while walking, and downright alarming to see people continuing their texting while crossing the street, we want New Yorkers to know it's OK to wait the 5 seconds.

  3. Patrick Henry:

    Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.

  4. Stewart Ferrin:

    The lack of support, cooperation, and downright bias, coupled with an agenda to ruin my career, has become unbearable and I will not subject my family to this any longer, i do this in an effort to continue with my life, to give my family better opportunities, and move past this horrible experience.

  5. Christie Lomax:

    It brings me great concern that there have been threats toward my son, Armando Bacot's life, by individuals; one, who don't know him nor our family personally and two, did not know the whole story and truth, we are all dealing in a time that is extremely unfamiliar, making adjustments can be hard and not doing the things we love can make us sad. I understand. At no time is it OK to threaten someone, it's unnecessary and downright evil. Let's not forget to love ourselves so that we can pass on love to others. God loves us all, Prayers to All.

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