Definition of absolutely
1 : in an absolute manner: such asa : completely or totally absolutely certain an absolutely clear explanation —often used as an intensive an absolutely brilliant performance an absolutely awful experience You're absolutely right.b : with unlimited power ruling absolutely
2a —used in speech as a forceful way of saying “yes” or of expressing agreement “Would you like to see a movie tonight?” “Absolutely!” “We all need to work harder.” “Absolutely!”b —used in speech in the phrase absolutely not as a forceful way of saying “no” or of expressing disagreement “Do you think he's right?” “Absolutely not!”
3 mathematics : with respect to absolute values an absolutely convergent series
Examples of absolutely in a sentence
He is absolutely certain who will win.
Let me make one thing absolutely clear.
Keep absolutely quiet during the movie.
Origin and Etymology of absolutely
First Known Use: 14th century
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