matter-of-fact


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not fanciful or imaginative

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concerned with practical matters

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In a realistic, matter-of-fact manner, Bailey discusses the day-to-day activities of pilots and crews, describes their training, and provides exciting accounts of the air battles.
Given that distance, you'd expect some emotional fireworks, but Mom welcomes her prodigal son back home in such a matter-of-fact way, you'd think he'd just gone out for a quart of milk.
Yes, it is weird, but the performance is executed in such a matter-of-fact way that it also seems strangely natural.
My intention was to have one store 13 years ago," he says in a matter-of-fact tone, sitting in the brightly-lit Timmins Wendy's restaurant, his first foray into the food franchise business.
Theologist and syndicated columnist David Yount presents Celebrating the Rest of Your Life: A Baby Boomer's Guide To Spirituality, a matter-of-fact guide to opening one's eyes to the future, considering both practical matters such as making financial safeguards, and matters of the soul, including the intimidating task of making peace with one's mortality and eventual death.
The author's training as a life coach and motivational speaker comes across in his informal, matter-of-fact tone.
The text is scientific and matter-of-fact in presenting information, yet written to be accessible to lay readers.
For the Leiden humanists, not the mathematical usefulness of the Copernican astronomy, but its relevance to some cosmic harmony was appealing, an attitude which Vermij also finds in the views of Snellius, Mulerius, and even Stevin, whose dependence on the learned elites of Leiden contrasts nicely with his general matter-of-fact approach.
The matter-of-fact tone is in striking contrast with its topic, underscoring the banality of television's treatment of our recent wars and its absurd sanitizing of battle.
Though a member of a generation of American composers that included many prominent figures who were gay (John Cage, Samuel Barber, Ned Rorem), Harrison was more open and matter-of-fact than any of them.
In a quiet and matter-of-fact way, Anna disclosed that the organization she co-founded, the World Youth Alliance, is approaching a membership of two million young people.
I am surprised at the matter-of-fact sounding statements in "Cosmic Remodeling: Superwinds star in early universe" (SN: 4/20/02, p.
Today, Chu is proud but matter-of-fact about being the first Asian woman to play hockey on a U.
A matter-of-fact, low-key tone generates more acceptance than high-flown rhetoric.
Parents of infants and toddlers should now ask at their scheduled immunization appointment a matter-of-fact question such as .