What is the opposite of straight?

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Adjective
Opposite of continuing in the same direction without bending
“A winding road slopes downhill through a thicket of trees before looping once around a tiny manmade lake.”
Adjective
Opposite of upright, erect or vertical
“Brett rode through the ruins, past bent posts and burnt down houses, and stopped before an unusual shrine.”
Adjective
Opposite of having an even or level surface area
“The deliberate use of an uneven surface allows for the greater play of light.”
Adjective
Opposite of exhibiting symmetry
“Behind the asymmetric bars sat the gymnasts, a rainbow of tracksuits under a canopy of national flags.”
Adjective
Opposite of forthright, direct or candid in nature
“When pressed on his whereabouts on the night of the transgression, Josh gave a vague and indirect response.”
Adjective
Opposite of in good order
“The youngest daughter's room was messy with clothes all over the place.”
Adjective
Opposite of pure and free from impurities
“The program was aimed at protecting consumers and retailers against buying and stocking fraudulent and adulterated manuka honey products.”
Adjective
Opposite of in continuous succession
“For those engaged in weight training, sprint sessions, or building their cardiovascular base, go light on nonconsecutive days three times a week.”
Adjective
Opposite of clear and logical in nature
“Better to appear ignorant than offer what is seen as an irrational explanation.”
Adjective
Opposite of clear and straightforward
“The aim of the game is in itself, very simple, but the rules are very complicated.”
Adjective
Opposite of honest, law-abiding and free from dishonesty
“Most people believe in honest, clean operations, and even the most crooked people do not trust another crook.”
Adjective
(informal, of a person) Opposite of conventional, mainstream, socially acceptable
“Rondo has always had an unorthodox game and is only recently combining that with more traditional point guard play.”
Adjective
Opposite of not using alcohol, drugs, etc.
“Sama cried and confessed that he was the ghost who was scaring the villagers whenever he was in a drunken state.”
Adjective
Opposite of having, or conforming to, high moral standards or principles
“We ask you not to allow the despicable act of one person to stain the reputation of an entire community of good, hard-working people.”
Adjective
Opposite of being the straightest and most direct way to a point or end
“The group voted to stop at the zoo, forcing Mark to drive the indirect route to their destination.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a proceeding from one point to another in the quickest manner and without interruption
“This will be an interrupted train ride with several stops along its route.”
Adjective
(of an organization or its activities) Opposite of having practices that are open and visible to the public
“The usually secretive agency is best known for its expertise in cybersecurity.”
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
“Cassidy was interrogated for an hour before making a partial confession to felony murder.”
Adjective
Opposite of open, honest, and direct in speech or writing, especially when dealing with unpalatable matters
Adjective
Opposite of plain or blunt
Adjective
Opposite of having only one color
“I just can't make a decision on which device to purchase these days with the chromatic selection of iPhones on the market.”
Adjective
Opposite of involving or characterized by sexual attraction between people of the opposite sex
Adjective
Opposite of erect or standing, or rising, up
Adjective
Opposite of consisting of the same substance throughout
“Parts of the bridge were constructed with hollow aluminum and plated with soft lead.”
Adjective
Opposite of clear and obvious in meaning or nature
Adjective
Opposite of concerned with the principles of right and wrong behavior
“It's taken a very amoral stand, in that essential issues are often portrayed as simply one side says this, and the other side says that.”
Adjective
Opposite of not counterfeit
Adjective
Opposite of having an even surface with no roughness, bumps, or holes
“Bold and large textures, such as the bark of a tree or the rough surface of the door detail, are best revealed by strong, direct sidelight.”
Adjective
(of an action) Opposite of performed well and with precision
“The amateur chef would completely massacre the piece of salmon with his sloppy knife strokes.”
Adjective
Opposite of not offering, involving, or eager for new or stimulating things
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of having emotional or mental peace
“But that is as far as I can go in praising this decrepit and unbalanced person.”
Adjective
Opposite of shy and fond of being on one's own
Adjective
Opposite of without a break in continuity
Adjective
Opposite of somber or sedate in nature
Adjective
Opposite of flat and level with the ground or with a line considered as a base
Adjective
Opposite of loyal or faithful in nature
“Your constant switch of allegiance makes you a disloyal supporter.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a direct and honest manner
“They were quick to dismiss the last applicant as he appeared to respond dishonestly to many questions.”
Adverb
Opposite of directly or exactly in a given place or location
“He would look indirectly at his target, so as to not arouse suspicion.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a straight line or direct course
“He could see a man exit the bar and walk circuitously towards his car.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a clear or coherent manner
“If one speaks incoherently, it is because one's competence is limited.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a level or upright position
“With his hands buried deep in his pockets, and his body bent slouchingly forward, his mode of entering a room was often irresistibly droll.”
Adverb
Opposite of immediately without delay
“I will do it later. I am very busy right now.”
Adverb
Opposite of without interruption
“The sounds would emerge disconnectedly, and at irregular intervals, which made it difficult to ascertain their source.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a straight line or course
“The archer's main task was to stand behind his own infantry and shoot indirectly at a large enemy troop formation.”
Noun
Opposite of a heterosexual
“George Costanza claims his father is a homosexual.”
Noun
Opposite of a blow with the fist
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