What does the word directness mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Straightness.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Straightness; straight forwardness.

Usage examples for directness

  1. She had gone into Pin's warm place, curious and unsuspecting, and thereupon Mother had begun to talk seriously to her, and not with her usual directness. – The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson
  2. He should give himself to the more agreeable and blessed work of imparting the living truth of the Gospel in all directness and simplicity. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  3. " They are," said she, with considerable directness. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon