- absolute threshold,
- absolute unit,
- absolute value,
- absolute viscosity,
- absolute zero,
- absolutely convergent,
Origin of absolutely
Examples from the Web for absolutely
This time it would be the biggest mistake for the Western press to repeat that—absolutely the biggest mistake.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At least for now, because few things about this dispute are absolutely certain.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His goal: to make the perfect (and absolutely comfortable) high-heel, with the help from Nike CEO Mark Parker.
Full-grown men play-acting at being hurt when absolutely nothing happened.
“He was an absolutely gray and insignificant personality,” says Kurnosova.
"I will not detain you longer than is absolutely necessary," the other replied.A Cabinet Secret|Guy Boothby
There is nothing she says, or does, or looks,—that is not absolutely beautiful!Thelma|Marie Corelli
All this caused Metchnikoff the deepest anxiety, the more so that he was absolutely incapable of altering the situation.Life of Elie Metchnikoff, 1845-1916|Olga Metchnikoff
If sufficient care be taken to prevent their entrance, the contraction of the disease can be absolutely prevented.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)|Grant Hague
But it was absolutely necessary, for there was no other plan by which I could tunnel through the tops of the boxes.The Boy Tar|Mayne Reid
late 14c., "unconditionally, completely," from absolute (adj.) + -ly (2). From mid-15c. as "without reference to anything else, not relatively;" meaning "to the utmost degree" emerged by mid-16c. As a colloquial emphatic in American English, it is attested from 1892.