Definition of absolutly
1. absolutely [ r ] completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
Examples: "an absolutely magnificent painting" "a perfectly idiotic idea" "you're perfectly right" "utterly miserable" "you can be dead sure of my innocence" "was dead tired"
(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
This must be stressed because it is absolutely essential to the argument of this concluding chapter .
(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)
The time of the motion_picture is fixed absolutely .
(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)
His appearance as Lizzy evokes not amusement but horror in the audience ; it is a spectacle absolutely painful , an epiphany of the suffering flesh unredeemed by spirit , untouched by any spirit other_than abasement and humiliation .
In the work of every artist , I suppose , there may be found one or more moments which strike the student as absolutely decisive , ultimately emblematic of what it is all about ; not less strikingly so for being mysterious , as though some deeply hidden constatation of thoughts were enciphered in a single image , a single moment .
The release , the freedom , involved in loving another is either terribly difficult or_else absolutely impossible ; and the motion toward it brings disaster .Synonyms perfectly absolutely utterly dead Related Terms absolute arrant arrant arrant
2. absolutely [ r ] totally and definitely; without question
Examples: "we are absolutely opposed to the idea" "he forced himself to lie absolutely still" "iron is absolutely necessary"
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