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plainly Syllabification: plain·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪnli/
Pronunciation: /ˈplānlē/

Definition of plainly in English:


1Able to be perceived easily: [as submodifier]: a light was plainly visible she could plainly hear footsteps behind her
1.1 [sentence adverb] Used to state one’s belief that something is obviously or undeniably true: her mother was plainly anxious to leave
1.2In a direct and honest way without concealment or deception: to speak plainly, I suffer from a lack of confidence
2In a style that is not elaborate or luxurious; simply: he lived plainly and worked hard she is plainly dressed in a T-shirt and trousers
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