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Definition of Directly

Directly

  1. In a direct manner; in a straight line or course.
  2. In a straightforward way; without anything intervening; not by secondary, but by direct, means.
  3. Without circumlocution or ambiguity; absolutely; in express terms.
  4. Exactly; just.
  5. Straightforwardly; honestly.
  6. Manifestly; openly.
  7. Straightway; next in order; without delay; immediately.
  8. Immediately after; as soon as.

Directly Quotations

What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

The Holocaust, taken by itself, is a black hole. To look at it directly is to be swallowed up by it.
David Novak

Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
Socrates

The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
Arthur Schopenhauer

There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man.
Edgar Allan Poe
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Directly Translations

directly in Afrikaans is regop
directly in Dutch is direct, overeind, rechtop
directly in French is directement, debout
directly in German is geradewegs, direkt
directly in Portuguese is diretamente
directly in Spanish is seguido
directly in Swedish is direkt, strax, rakt
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