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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

No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone's eyes.
Paulo Coelho

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

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

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
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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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