absolutely, perfectly, utterly, deadadverb
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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Rank popularity for the word 'absolutely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2499
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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
Obviously there are issues that are doctrinal but the point that we were making and which I think he (Parolin) accepted is that this is absolutely about the Church's teaching about respecting human dignity.
I absolutely think it could be a direct sign of something God said would happen, or even a precursor for things to come.
I know from my own experience from seeing police files on investigations into sexual abuse within the Scout Association that many of those people who have been victims of abuse choose not to bring compensation claims forward, in terms of figures, 50 is absolutely the tip of the iceberg.
The first car came at two o'clock in the morning and time stopped there in my life, the first car was a white Volvo 544 and it came with the drum brakes red hot and it was kicking up the dust... that stuff absolutely took my breath away and my body stayed on that bank in that luminous summer night but my mind went with the car.
It is unfortunate that recent stories in the media appear to have sparked an investigation, senator Joyce has been cooperating with each inquiry that has taken place to date resulting from those stories and believes that he has done absolutely nothing wrong.
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- absolutamentCatalan, Valencian
- allerdings, aber hallo, gar, absolut, durchausGerman
- absolutamente, totalmenteSpanish
- ehdottomasti, tottakai, [[nimenomaan]], [[ehdottomasti]], absoluuttisestiFinnish
- mets-en, absolumentFrench
- बिलकुल, बिल्कुलHindi
- անպայման, իհարկե, աչքիս վրաArmenian
- то́чно, абсолютно, и́менно, совершенно, коне́чно, однозна́чноRussian
- definitivt, absolutSwedish
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