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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flatly, categorically, unconditionallyadverb

    in an unqualified manner

    "he flatly denied the charges"


  1. flatlyadverb

    In a definite manner; in a manner showing complete certainty.

    It was an accusation that he flatly denied.

  2. flatlyadverb

    In a manner that shows no emotion

    He replied flatly to the policeman's questions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flatlyadverb

    in a flat manner; evenly; horizontally; without spirit; dully; frigidly; peremptorily; positively, plainly

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flatly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flatly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of flatly in a Sentence

  1. New York:

    This was an idea that was first put forward by Mike Pompeo, secretary of state, Donald Trump, and look some things may be true even if Donald Trump said them. Because Trump was saying so much else, that was just out of control, and because he was, you know, making a frankly racist appeal talking about Kung Flu, and the China virus, he said flatly this came from that lab, and it was widely dismissed ... but now serious people are saying it needs a serious inquiry. i think people made this mistake. I think a lot of people on the political left and a lot of people in the media made the mistake. They said, ‘wow if Tom Cotton is saying something, it can’t be true.' Or they assumed that. And that's not right.

  2. Ben Sasse:

    The president said that nobody recommended that he leave the 2,500 troops. And the generals basically said, yeah, actually, we did. That is what we recommended. So I think we saw both General McKenzie and General Austin Miller, among a whole host of other advisers, recommend to the Biden administration that they needed to maintain those 2,500 troops in Afghanistan. And General McKenzie flatly admitted under oath yesterday that that is what he said. And the president just lied about it repeatedly.

  3. Paul Walker:

    I tried using it and I got flatly turned down.

  4. The New York Times:

    Instead, Mr. Marchionne's request for a meeting on the subject was flatly turned down.

  5. Kent Greenfield:

    I appreciate their opposition to corporate power and their defense of the environment, but it is flatly unconstitutional.

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  • решително, безстрастно, категоричноBulgarian
  • kategorisch, emotionslos, ausdruckslosGerman
  • beznamiętnie, kategoryczniePolish
  • categoricamentePortuguese

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    like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
    • A. opaque
    • B. squashy
    • C. cosmopolitan
    • D. profound

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