absolutely, perfectly, utterly, dead(adverb)
completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
"an absolutely magnificent painting"; "a perfectly idiotic idea"; "you're perfectly right"; "utterly miserable"; "you can be dead sure of my innocence"; "was dead tired"; "dead right"
totally and definitely; without question
"we are absolutely opposed to the idea"; "he forced himself to lie absolutely still"; "iron is absolutely necessary"
In an absolute, independent, or unconditional manner; utterly, positively, wholly.
In a manner that does not take an object.
Yes; certainly; expression indicating strong agreement.
in an absolute, independent, or unconditional manner; wholly; positively
Absolutely is a popular United Kingdom television comedy sketch show shown on Channel 4 between 1989 and 1993. The cast and crew were mainly Scottish; the principal writers and performers were Moray Hunter, Jack Docherty, Peter Baikie, Gordon Kennedy, Morwenna Banks and John Sparkes. It was directed by Phil Chilvers, Alan Nixon, Alistair Clark, and Graham C Williams. The show's producers were Alan Nixon, and David Tyler
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'absolutely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2499
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'absolutely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #486
Rank popularity for the word 'absolutely' in Adverbs Frequency: #152
The numerical value of absolutely in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of absolutely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When everyone is against you, it means that you are absolutely wrong-- or absolutely right.
Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary.
There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
Could it have been done better? Absolutely. Are we perfect? Absolutely not. Did we need to make these changes? Absolutely yes, you're never going to be able to do a shakeup in a way that will please everybody.
In one state, the court will support the district and say,' absolutely, you have the right to do that.' In a very similar situation in another court, the court will rule' absolutely not, it's freedom of speech,' so the whole legal issue right now is very much up in the air.
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- absolutamentCatalan, Valencian
- absolut, allerdings, gar, durchaus, aber halloGerman
- absolutamente, totalmenteSpanish
- ehdottomasti, [[nimenomaan]], tottakai, [[ehdottomasti]], absoluuttisestiFinnish
- absolument, mets-enFrench
- बिल्कुल, बिलकुलHindi
- անպայման, աչքիս վրա, իհարկեArmenian
- однозна́чно, коне́чно, то́чно, абсолютно, и́менно, совершенноRussian
- absolut, definitivtSwedish
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