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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

Freebase

  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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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. Baroness Helena Ann Kennedy:

    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.

  2. Elisha Jones:

    I absolutely think it could be a direct sign of something God said would happen, or even a precursor for things to come.

  3. David McClenaghan:

    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.

  4. Ari Vatanen:

    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.

  5. Howard Cooper:

    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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