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Pronunciation: (
adj., n.fôrth'rīt", fōrth'-;
adv.fôrth"rīt', fōrth"-, fôrth'rīt", fōrth'-),
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adj.
1. going straight to the point; frank; direct; outspoken: It's sometimes difficult to be forthright and not give offense.
2. proceeding in a straight course; direct; straightforward: a forthright glance.

adv. Also,forth"right'ly.
1. straight or directly forward; in a direct or straightforward manner: He told us forthright just what his objections were.
2. straightaway; at once; immediately: He saw forthright that such an action was folly.

n.
Archaic.a straight course or path.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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