categoric categoric

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) relating to or included in a category or categories
  2. (adj) not modified or restricted by reservations

Usage(s):

  1. This time Coe, his old air of self-righteousness completely muffled, made no indignant, categoric denials of Communist membership or espionage.
  2. The Senate was categoric in its questioning.
  3. While the note was being prepared, elaborately unofficial sources let newsmen understand that a new, reluctant Polish offer fell far short of Moscow's categoric minimums.

News

  • Football star Diarra denies joining Syria war

    French international Lassana Diarra on Tuesday denied rumours on social media websites that he had become a jihadist in the Syria war. The Lokomotiv Moscow midfielder "denies in the most formal, the most categoric, the most absolute fashion that he has gone to Syria," said Diarra's French lawyer Eric Dupond Moretti. "He has never set foot in Syria. He is not a jihadist, he is a footballer with ...
    on April 9, 2014     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The legal opinion was provided to the NSW division of the Liberal party and Mr (Sandy) Street SC is absolutely categoric in his advice that there would be a need for a by-election if Mr Newhouse is elected for the federal seat of Wentworth," Mr...
    on Nov 19, 2007 By: Andrew Robb Source: South Western Rural Advertiser

  2. FA director of communications Adrian Bevington said: "I have spoken to Steve McClaren regarding this story and he is categoric that there is no truth whatsoever in this."
    on Feb 18, 2007 By: Adrian Bevington Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live, Mr Clegg said: "Of course I am not going to give a categoric statement of unambiguous support because a monumental mistake was made which he himself admitted was an error which brings into question not only his judgment...
    on Dec 8, 2008 By: Nick Clegg Source: 24dash

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