/ab'seuh looht"lee, ab"seuh looht'-/ , adv.
1. without exception; completely; wholly; entirely: You are absolutely right.
2. positively; certainly.
3. (of a transitive verb) without an object.
4. (used emphatically to express complete agreement or unqualified assent): Do you think it will work? Absolutely!
[ 1525-35; ABSOLUTE + -LY ]
Syn. 1. totally, unqualifiedly. 2. unquestionably, unequivocally, definitely.