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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affirmativelyadverb

    in an affirmative manner


  1. affirmativelyadverb

    In an affirming manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Affirmativelyadverb

    In an affirmative manner; on the positive side; not negatively.

    Etymology: from affirmative.

    The reason of man hath no such restraint: concluding not only affirmatively, but negatively; not only affirming, there is no magnitude beyond the last heavens, but also denying, there is any vacuity within them. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affirmativelyadverb

    in an affirmative manner; on the affirmative side of a question; in the affirmative; -- opposed to negatively

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affirmatively in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affirmatively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of affirmatively in a Sentence

  1. Justice Potter Stewart:

    The state may not establish a ‘religion of secularism’ in the sense of affirmatively opposing or showing hostility to religion, thus ‘preferring those who believe in no religion over those who do believe.

  2. David Sapp:

    Not only were the local VA officials not using the land to house homeless vets, but they were actually affirmatively misusing the property by entering into these private-use agreements that had nothing to do with healthcare, housing or otherwise serving veterans.

  3. Thomas Saenz:

    This says go out and affirmatively pull someone over for what is an immigration-related issue.

  4. Andrew Gillum:

    And it seems that Mr. DeSantis and his supporters can't get my name out of their mouth enough, long enough, to talk about what they want to do proactively and affirmatively for the people in the state of Florida.

  5. Chelsea Handler:

    I think it’s a pretty inappropriate question to ask a daughter if she believes the accusers of her father when he’s affirmatively stated that there’s no truth to it. I don’t think that’s a question you would ask many other daughters, i believe my father, I know my father. Soon after, Handler took to Twitter to share an image from a 1996 photo shoot for Vanity Fair that shows her sitting on her father’s lap, caressing his face and staring at him at his Mar-a-Lago estate. Ivanka Trump at the 2018 Winter Olympics. ( Reuters).

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    offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    • A. obnoxious
    • B. noninvasive
    • C. nasty
    • D. occasional

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