Downright in a sentence as an adjective

The witch hunt tweets that were coming out of him without getting the facts straight are downright disheartening.

Isaacson's book is a hatchet job, with many errors, and some downright dishonest statements.

[0] Actually, I don't think it's even fair to say that - she's been a downright advocate of a whole number of nasty practices.

Besides the fact that the idea makes no sense, I find it downright wrong that Loopt is enriching itself at the expense of local businesses.

Downright in a sentence as an adverb

If some of you quit because of my irresponsible and downright bizarre behavior, I totally understand.

Disagreements are one thing and can be deliberated in civil manner, but downright unencumbered hate and allegations is another.

The JVM actually does not surprise anyone who's been working with it for a while: it is downright the most performant, flexible and awesome runtime environment ever developed.

Here is why:* You're much better off with a list of people who actually care about your communication and your product, rather than a list of people sort of interested or downright annoyed by you, which haven't unsubscribed because they couldn't find the link.

Downright definitions


characterized by plain blunt honesty; "a downright answer"; "a downright kind of person"


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"

See also: absolute right-down


thoroughgoing; "he is outright dishonest"