Definition for AB'SO-LUTE-LY


  1. Completely; wholly; as, a thing is absolutely unintelligible.
  2. Without dependence or relation; in a state unconnected. Absolutely we can not discommend, we can not absolutely approve, either willingness to live, or forwardness to die. – Hooker.
  3. Without restriction or limitation; as, God reigns absolutely.
  4. Without condition, as, God does not forgive absolutely, but upon condition of faith and repentance.
  5. Positively, peremptorily; as, command me absolutely not to go.

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