Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If something is straightforward, it is simple. It is easy to understand and easy to know how to do it.

Examples: (adjective) She was a very straightforward person. This is the reason why she was so popular. (adjective) Governance is rarely straightforward because you are trying to please everyone in the country. (adjective) The instructions for how to put this desk together are straightforward.

Synonyms: adjectives: simple, easy, honest.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 10 B

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