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
Examples of Absolutely in a Sentence
I struggled a lot and sometimes it's really hard for me to mask the struggle and for that I did let you guys down and I apologize, we absolutely adore our Chilean fans, we absolutely love coming here. Last night, it wasn't our best and for that all I can say is that I'm really sorry.
The Academy Awards last night were absolutely terrible — boring, ugly sets, everything. I have the perfect host for next year— me.
I expected to be able to ask my questions and give my opinions on my questions, Colton Haab said told a local ABC affiliate, WPLG-TV. CNN had originally asked me to write a speech and questions, and it ended up being all scripted. The left-leaning cable news network denied the charge in a tweet, saying There is absolutely no truth to this. Colton Haab said Colton Haab was asked to prepare a speech and some questions, and Colton Haab was planning to ask about school safety, and the possibility of using veterans as armed security guards in schools, but was rejected by CNN. Colton Haab said that after being told Colton Haab had to ask a scripted question, Colton Haab decided not to attend the town hall. I don't think that it's going get anything accomplished. It's not gon na ask the true questions that all the parents and teachers and students have.
I'm leaning toward absolutely not.
This is not done until it's done, and the next two to three months of negotiations are going to be absolutely critical.
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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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