matter-of-fact


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not fanciful or imaginative

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concerned with practical matters

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Straightforward and matter-of-fact, Chesman does not hide the work necessary for success in the homestead kitchen, but she communicates the joy and satisfaction such activities can bring.
The matter-of-fact way he recounted how he executed 69 terrified young people in Norway was truly chilling.
Built on unadorned concrete piles, it has a pared down, matter-of-fact quality.
Barash presents Natural Selections, a matter-of-fact look at how human biology and evolution affect human behavior, and what this has to say about both practical and ethical dilemmas in today's world.
He was very down-to-earth, matter-of-fact that he was so good.
MATTER OF FACT: Deal with sex as you would any bodily function in a matter-of-fact way.
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.
"I don't like fluff," she says in her matter-of-fact sort of way.
His tone is very matter-of-fact without any of the passion, imagery, or spirituality of his poetry.
Yes, it is weird, but the performance is executed in such a matter-of-fact way that it also seems strangely natural.
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.
It's hard to quantify, but to an American there's something ineffably French about Collin's matter-of-fact attitude concerning his sexuality, and that goes double for Cote d'Azur, in which marital infidelity, park cruising, and adolescent crushes all lead to an upbeat finale that validates all kinds of coming out.
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.
Vermij shows how their approach was quite different from what Robert Westman has termed the "Wittenberg interpretation." 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.