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ˌæb səˈlut li, ˈæb səˌlut-ab·so·lute·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. absolutelyadverb

    totally and definitely; without question

    "we are absolutely opposed to the idea"; "he forced himself to lie absolutely still"; "iron is absolutely necessary"

Wiktionary

  1. absolutelyadverb

    In an absolute, independent, or unconditional manner; utterly, positively, wholly.

  2. absolutelyadverb

    With absolution.

  3. absolutelyadverb

    In a manner that does not take an object.

  4. absolutelyinterjection

    Yes; certainly; expression indicating strong agreement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absolutelyadverb

    in an absolute, independent, or unconditional manner; wholly; positively

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  1. Absolutely

    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

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'absolutely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2499

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'absolutely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #486

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'absolutely' in Adverbs Frequency: #152

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of absolutely in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of absolutely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of absolutely in a Sentence

  1. Mikhail Khodorksovsky:

    The current confrontation with the West is absolutely artificial, the cooling of relations has been inspired by those Russian elites who want to hold on to power.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    It is absolutely incomprehensible that we have Republicans in the U.S. Senate - my colleagues in the Senate - who refuse to honor the Constitution of the United States, correct me if I'm wrong, but the Constitution of the United States is pretty clear - that the President of the United States nominates individuals to the U.S. Supreme Court -- not a whole lot of ambiguity, is there?

  3. Billy Thompson:

    The USW is absolutely committed to resolving the remaining issues at the bargaining table.

  4. Bill Belichick:

    We have absolutely nothing to do with anything that they produce or direct or shoot, i have never seen any of their tapes or anything else. This is something that we 100 percent have zero involvement with.

  5. Christopher Anderson:

    One is a recognition that it does not matter who the perpetrator is or what the circumstances are. A teacher has absolutely no business engaging in sexual contact with a student, the second is a shift in the culture where boys and their parents are feeling empowered to come forward to say that something has been done.

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