What does absolutely mean?

absolutely meaning in General Dictionary

In a complete separate or unconditional fashion completely absolutely

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  • entirely and without certification; utilized informally as intensifiers
  • totally and definitely; without question
  • In a total, independent, or unconditional manner; wholly; positively.

absolutely meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., "unconditionally, entirely," from absolute (adj.) + -ly (2). From mid-15c. as "without mention of the anything else, maybe not reasonably;" indicating "to the maximum level" surfaced by mid-16c. As a colloquial emphatic in American English, it really is attested from 1892.

absolutely meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) In a complete, independent, or unconditional way; wholly; positively.

Sentence Examples with the word absolutely

But there are also species, though not Passerine, which are absolutely identical with those of Britain, the barn owl, common quail, pigmy rail, and little grebe or dabchick, all of them common and apparently resident in the island.

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