Thursday, 15th May 2014

by Joshua Gaskell

Absolutely, adv. and int.

Pronunciation: /ˈabsəluːtli/
Etymology: < absolute adj. + -ly suffix

1. adv. To the fullest extent; in the highest degree; entirely, wholly, utterly. With exact fidelity to detail; accurately, precisely. Conclusively, decisively; categorically; completely. Unreservedly, wholeheartedly, unconditionally.
2. int. (in a somewhat weakened sense) Yes.