Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

Straightness; straight forwardness.

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Usage examples "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", 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", John P. Jones.
  3. " They are," said she, with considerable directness. - "The Prince of Graustark", George Barr McCutcheon.