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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Positive; unequivocal; unqualified; absolute or unconditional.

Usage examples (28)
  • A categorical denial
  • "Put your questions in categorical order and I will answer them."
  • Both opine on their parents in categorical terms: neither set understands its prodigy.
  • This is a rule of thumb that I like to call a categorical imperative -- meaning that we wouldn't want everybody doing it. for more
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