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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flatly, categorically, unconditionallyadverb

    in an unqualified manner

    "he flatly denied the charges"


  1. categoricallyadverb

    In a categorical manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Categoricallyadverb

    Positively; expressly.

    Etymology: from categorical.

    I dare affirm, and that categorically, in all parts where-ever trade is great, and continues so, that trade must be nationally profitable. Josiah Child, Discourse of Trade.


  1. categorically

    Categorically refers to something stated or done in a very clear, direct, and unambiguous manner, often without consideration for or possibility of change or exception. It is often used to express unwavering certainty or decisiveness. It can also pertain to the idea of being related to or included within a particular category or group.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Categoricallyadverb

    absolutely; directly; expressly; positively; as, to affirm categorically

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of categorically in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of categorically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of categorically in a Sentence

  1. Fethullah Gulen:

    As someone who suffered under multiple military coups during the past five decades, it is especially insulting to be accused of having any link to such an attempt. I categorically deny such accusations.

  2. Teri Hatcher:

    On the cover yesterday, [StarMagazine has] an article that says exactly that — it’s totally absurd — that I am broke and homeless and living out of my van, it’s categorically false. I am not broke. I have done very well investing my money. I am not homeless and I am not living out of my van.

  3. Mxim Behar:

    It is all part of the PR Revolution brought by social media. This is part of the new definition of public relations that has not been invented yet. When it does emerge in a clear-cut fashion, it is going to require - and receive - a new name because the name PR categorically isn't going to exist in five or ten years.

  4. Prince Andrew:

    I can absolutely categorically tell you it never happened.

  5. Vega Gil letter:

    I will say this categorically, this accusation is false, let me make it clear that my death is not a confession of guilt, on the contrary it is a radical declaration of my innocence. I just want to clear the path my son will walk in the future.

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