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