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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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
Examples of absolutely in a Sentence
I white-knuckled it through the pain and only took pain killers when I absolutely needed them.
The life of Christopher Columbus offers numerous notable traits of Effective Leadership, which are applicable even today. The seven traits that I consider to be absolutely remarkable are: (1) Always challenge the status quo. (2) Think outside-the-box. (3) Create a vision with plan and timeline to execute. (4) Be prepared to cross the comfort zone, and enter any unknown territories fearlessly. (5) Be tough minded with strong determination to win. (6) Be adaptable, resilient and persistent when faced with challenges. (7) Be the best positive influencer and an inspiring role model to followers. In my view, the most important learning for Leaders from the life of Columbus is: If you really wish to explore new oceans, you mustn't be afraid to lose sight of the shore.
I think it is absolutely unacceptable to see the racism and hatred coming out of the White House, the way in which this president is fueling the flames of divisiveness across the country.
To me, it was a nightmare, everywhere I went, it was,' Jimmy Olsen ! Jimmy Olsen ! Hey, Jimmy Olsen, where’s Superman ?' Suddenly, I couldn't take the bus or the subway anymore. It absolutely freaked me out.
They still haven't told anyone truly what the arrangement was with Michael Cohen, what it was for, why did they hire Michael Cohen to undertake this effort -- to this effort and what they haven't said is that there was absolutely no contacts whatsoever or connection between their entity and this oligarch or Russia.
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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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