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straightforward (adj.)

1550s, "directly forward, right ahead," from straight (adj.1) + forward (adv.). In reference to language, from 1806. Related: Straightforwardly; straightforwardness.

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Definitions of straightforward from WordNet

straightforward (adj.)
without evasion or compromise;
he is not being as straightforward as it appears
Synonyms: square / straight
straightforward (adj.)
free from ambiguity;
a straightforward set of instructions
straightforward (adj.)
without concealment or deception; honest;
straightforward in all his business affairs
Synonyms: aboveboard
straightforward (adj.)
pointed directly ahead;
a straightforward gaze
From wordnet.princeton.edu