Adjective "absolutely" definition and examples

(Absolutely may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈabsəluːtli/

Definitions and examples

adverb

With no qualification, restriction, or limitation; totally.
  1. as submodifier 'you're absolutely right'
  2. 'I absolutely and totally agree with what Thatcher said'
  3. 'Looking around me, I finally believed the boy's words totally and absolutely.'
  4. 'I can assure all the people in Pennsylvania these allegations are absolutely, totally and unequivocally false.'
  5. 'I needed to talk with someone who was very smart, someone who I absolutely trusted, someone who knew me as well as I knew myself.'
  6. 'All I know is what I read in the paper, which I know is always totally, absolutely accurate.'
  7. '‘The Trust is being absolutely open to all those involved,’ he said.'
  8. 'Certain decisions are absolutely correct and understandable at the time of their making.'
  9. 'Because of the authority he brings to it, his art is totally persuasive and absolutely compelling.'
  10. 'She stressed that the trust was absolutely committed to not using more beds for private healthcare than it could reprovide elsewhere.'
  11. 'he absolutely adores that car'
  12. 'Also an actor and professional MC, he absolutely adores his train gig and is quite possibly the happiest mall worker in the history of shopping.'
  13. 'They have a nice little theatre, big enough for a party, with absolutely fabulous views over the Thames.'
  14. 'Of this much I'm certain - Down will be absolutely furious when I tell him that his words have been twisted in this way.'
  15. 'I noticed out the window an absolutely stupendous view over Westminster.'
  16. 'Doris was an absolutely delightful and totally wonderful person.'
  17. 'He's devastated, totally and absolutely devastated.'
  18. 'I absolutely, totally and utterly fell in love with the place.'
  19. 'It is absolutely imperative in my view that every family that reads this message takes the bad news seriously and prepares for a long siege.'
  20. 'Placed neatly between Tobermory and Dervaig, right on Loch Frisa, Achnadrish House boasts absolutely cracking views.'
  21. 'As we were fairly centrally positioned, about two thirds of the way back on the main floor, we now had an absolutely excellent close-up view of the band.'
  22. 'As for Ciccolini, his account is absolutely gorgeous with a strong improvisatory element.'
  23. 'The implications for horse racing are vast and, in my view, absolutely marvellous.'
  24. 'she had absolutely no idea what he was talking about'
  25. 'But in the last fortnight, all of a sudden with absolutely no publicity whatsoever, the station's opening hours have been returned to normal.'
  26. 'But certainly there is absolutely no doubt this is going to be a major electoral issue.'
  27. 'And it is simply a fallacy to say that the only way people can achieve is when there is absolutely no bias whatsoever against them.'
  28. 'Unless you were listening to Today on Radio 4 this morning, just as I was, you probably have absolutely no idea whatsoever.'
  29. 'I thought this was a very well done program and in my opinion there is absolutely no issue at all about taste or decency, it was a factual program on at a late hour.'
  30. 'I think they are, and I have absolutely no knowledge whatsoever of any instance of fraud.'
  31. 'And I have absolutely no quarrel whatsoever with how well, Steve, you performed your duties.'
  32. 'The second point, my Lord, is that merely being offered some nebulous assurance at this stage provides absolutely no comfort whatsoever.'
  33. 'There is absolutely no qualification process - you sign up, you get on the plane, you ski!'
  34. 'Of course, the fact that they're giving away two free tickets to the Jazz Festival to each new customer who transfers has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with it at all.'
  35. 'And if I'd known about the UK Competitive Eating championships, I would have had a bash, absolutely!'
Not viewed in relation to other things.
  1. 'In short, a fund can have relatively good performance and absolutely horrible results.'
  2. 'An historical account will be valid or correct, not absolutely, but in relation to a specific emergent context.'
  3. 'But even if such programs should not be absolutely excluded, a strong case can be made for a ban on them at least for now.'
(of a verb) without a stated object.

    More definitions

    adverb

    1. without exception; completely; wholly; entirely: You are absolutely right.

    2. positively; certainly.

    3. (of a transitive verb) without an object.

    interjection

    4. (used emphatically to express complete agreement or unqualified assent): Do you think it will work? Absolutely!