Meaning of “absolutely” - Learner’s Dictionary


adverb us uk /ˌæbsəˈluːtli/
Extra Examples
The film was absolutely awful.He has absolutely no sense of loyalty.I'm absolutely starving.I feel absolutely certain that you're doing the right thing.This soup is absolutely delicious.

B1 completely:

The food was absolutely delicious.
She absolutely hated the place.
There's absolutely nothing (= nothing at all) left.

used to strongly agree with someone:

"Do you think it helped his career?" "Absolutely."
Absolutely not.

used to strongly disagree with someone or to agree with something negative:

"Are you suggesting that we should just ignore the problem?" "No, absolutely not."

(Definition of “absolutely” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)