You can't predict the future with absolute certainty.
I have absolute faith in her ability to get the job done.
He swore an oath of absolute secrecy.
When it comes to using computers, I'm an absolute beginner.
The country is ruled by an absolute dictator.
The country is an absolute monarchy. See More
Recent Examples on the WebWe’re often led to believe that the only solution to this is to demand that digital overlords use their near absolute power more responsibly, and do a better job policing harmful and harassing posts.
Evan Greer, Time, 3 Nov. 2022 But privacy experts have concerns that those protections may not be absolute.WIRED, 2 Nov. 2022 Analysts testified that the likelihood that the DNA found was not Sharpe were infinitesimally small, but it couldn’t be definitively proven as absolute fact as his without testing the entire population of the world.
Taylor Hartz, Hartford Courant, 1 Nov. 2022 Leslie was both a man of the earth and an absolute angel ...
Adrianna Freedman, Good Housekeeping, 25 Oct. 2022 Not to mention, the rapper seems to be at his absolute best when collaborating with the likes of DJ Khaled, Future, Wayne, 21 Savage, Lil Baby…the list goes on.
Rivea Ruff, Essence, 24 Oct. 2022 There is such a drive nowadays to be the absolute best, not out of ambition but out of necessity.WSJ, 18 Oct. 2022 On top of guarding your skin against UV rays with broad-spectrum SPF 30, this moisturizer also contains exfoliating alpha hydroxy acids and hydrating hyaluronic acid so your skin looks and feels its absolute best.
Jennifer Hussein, Allure, 12 Oct. 2022 Very special players/teams embrace the challenge to be a part of something bigger than one individual, knowing this will bring out the absolute best in them.The Courier-Journal, 1 Sep. 2022 See More
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Middle English absolut, borrowed from Latin absolūtus, from past participle of absolvere "to set free, acquit, finish, complete" — more at absolve