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Plainly

Pronunciation of Plainly
/plˈe͡ɪnli/, /plˈe‍ɪnli/, /p_l_ˈeɪ_n_l_i/

Synonyms for plainly:

Sense 1

easily, aloud, reasonably, loudly.

Sense 2

boldly.

candidly

publicly.

nonchalantly

casually.

undecorated

functional, unadorned, austere, spartan, simple, spare.

Other synonyms and related words:

casually, really, truly, aloud, indeed, plain, only, publicly, unarguably, just, ostensibly, reasonably, point-blank, easily, inarguably, boldly, but, patently, hands down, merely, forthrightly, seemingly.

straight (adjective)

point-blank.

all (adverb)

simply.

artlessly (adverb)

directly, straightforwardly, frankly, unrestrainedly, candidly, bluntly, unartfully, genuinely, unsophisticatedly, sincerely, unaffectedly, naively, openly, un-artificially, honestly, naturally, artlessly.

certainly (adverb)

clearly, unquestionably, indisputably, absolutely, indubitably, undeniably, steadfastly, unequivocally, irrefragably, obviously, surely, Doubtlessly, undoubtedly, definitely, veritably, assuredly, certainly, trustingly, irrefutably, positively, incontrovertibly, incontestably.

clearly (adverb)

manifestly, visibly, apparently, evidently, obviously.

humbly (adverb)

humbly, unpretentiously, submissively, mildly, selflessly, meekly, apologetically, Abashedly, unassumingly, modestly, sheepishly, unobtrusively, contritely.

intelligibly (adverb)

consistently, coherently, understandably, lucidly, crisply, Comprehensibly, intelligibly, legibly, perspicaciously.

modestly (adverb)

unobtrusively, virtuously.

openly (adverb)

naturally.

purely (adverb)

cleanly, Atomically, chastely, faultlessly, Stainlessly, Indivisibly, barely, immaculately, innocently, simply, formatively, starkly, purely, sinlessly, virtuously, primarily, elementarily, guiltlessly, spotlessly, fundamentally, essentially, irreducibly, austerely, angelically, Aboriginally, basically.

simply (adverb)

baldly, sparely, tersely.

tastelessly (adverb)

blandly, vapidly, Stalely, insipidly, tastelessly, banally, weakly, flatly.

visibly (adverb)

distinctly, apparently, visibly, perceptibly, evidently, Discernibly, manifestly, observably, perceivably.

artlessly (adverb)

directly, naively, straightforwardly, bluntly, openly, genuinely, sincerely, candidly, naturally, honestly, unartfully, un-artificially, unrestrainedly, unaffectedly, frankly, trustingly, unsophisticatedly, artlessly.

certainly (adverb)

clearly, unquestionably, indisputably, absolutely, indubitably, undeniably, steadfastly, unequivocally, irrefragably, obviously, surely, Doubtlessly, undoubtedly, definitely, veritably, assuredly, certainly, trustingly, irrefutably, positively, incontrovertibly, incontestably.

humbly (adverb)

humbly, unpretentiously, submissively, mildly, selflessly, meekly, apologetically, Abashedly, unassumingly, modestly, sheepishly, unobtrusively, contritely.

intelligibly (adverb)

clearly, legibly, perspicaciously, coherently, understandably, crisply, straightforwardly, directly, lucidly, Comprehensibly, intelligibly, consistently.

literally (adverb)

veritably.

merely (adverb)

just.

modestly (adverb)

chastely, unassumingly, unpretentiously.

openly (adverb)

artlessly.

purely (adverb)

cleanly, Atomically, chastely, faultlessly, Stainlessly, Indivisibly, barely, immaculately, innocently, simply, formatively, starkly, purely, sinlessly, virtuously, primarily, elementarily, guiltlessly, spotlessly, fundamentally, essentially, irreducibly, austerely, angelically, Aboriginally, basically.

simply (adverb)

baldly, tersely, purely, chastely, directly, candidly, artlessly, unsophisticatedly, simply, clearly, innocently, sparely, austerely.

tastelessly (adverb)

flatly, blandly, weakly, vapidly, insipidly, Stalely, mildly, tastelessly, banally.

unmistakably (adverb)

obviously.

visibly (adverb)

perceptibly, manifestly, apparently, clearly, visibly, observably, evidently, Discernibly, distinctly, perceivably.

without doubt (adverb)

surely.

plainly (noun)

evidently, simply, obviously, plain, manifestly, apparently, patently.

undecorated (noun)

functional, unadorned, austere, spartan, simple, spare.

Usage examples for plainly:

  • George continued: " Would that I could speak as plainly to Mr. Darrell himself! - "What Will He Do With It, Book 7.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  • Nothing else will suit you, Mary, I plainly see." - "Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails", Victor Appleton.
  • Nay, I saw him too plainly. - "The Rival Heirs being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune", A. D. Crake.

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