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English definition of “in no uncertain terms”

in no uncertain terms

very clearly and often unkindly: She was told in no uncertain terms that the magazine had no interest in her short stories.
(Definition of in no uncertain terms from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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