Direct and Unaffected


Direct adjective - Free in expressing one's true feelings and opinions.
Usage example: our coach is very direct, never hesitating for a moment to tell a player whenever he isn't performing up to snuff

Unaffected is a synonym for direct in genuine topic. In some cases you can use "Unaffected" instead an adjective "Direct", when it comes to topics like artless.


Unaffected adjective - Free from any intent to deceive or impress others.
Usage example: a relaxed and unaffected style of public speaking

Direct is a synonym for unaffected in genuine topic. Sometimes you can use "Direct" instead an adjective "Unaffected", if it concerns topics such as honest, artless.

Nearby Word: unaffectedly

Both words in one sentence

  • Manga / Servamp Downplayed with the other Servamps; they're unaffected by daylight, the only thing harmful to them is direct sunlight - and even then they simply transform into their animal forms.
  • Blood Is the New Black In the New World of Darkness, one of the powers granted by a demon of Wrath invokes this trope: while the deal-maker is smeared with the fresh blood of a living enemy, they are completely unaffected by any direct, intentional attack.
  • Unblockable Attack: Direct mana manipulation is unaffected by anti-magic units or magic-repellents because it technically isn't magic.
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