categorically categorically  /ˌkæ tə ˈɡɑ rɪk li/


  • (adv) in an unqualified manner



  1. This smear is categorically false and has no basis in fact.
  2. No one in authority has suggested that Soka Gakkai had a role in Asaki's death, and the group has categorically denied any connection with the mysterious incident.
  3. It also categorically states that harsh interrogation techniques are essentially useless.


  1. ECB denies report OMT program is limited (Barcelona) - The European Central Bank has categorically denied reports over the... For more information, read our latest forex news.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Forex Market

  2. Pakistan denies firing at Indian troops in disputed Kashmir

    A Pakistani military spokesman said his country "categorically denies" allegations by the Indian military that Pakistani troops engaged and killed Indian personnel across the Line of Control, in the disputed territory of Kashmir."No Pakistani troops carried out any firing across the LoC [Line of Control] on Indian positions," Brigadier Mohammad Atique, spokesman for the Pakistani military, told ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: MSNBC

  3. Zimmerman Lawyers Want 911 Call Played in Court

    An FBI speech scientist testified today that current technology cannot categorically determine whose voice is heard screaming in the background of a 45 second 911 call made on the evening George Zimmerman is accused of killing Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.        
    on June 7, 2013     Source: ABC News


  1. "I vehemently disagree and strongly condemn the statements that have been the subject of this controversy," Obama writes. "I categorically denounce any statement that disparages our great country or serves to divide us from our allies. I also...
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: CBS News

  2. "There have been all sorts of farewell moments in people's lives and careers which they have then rescinded, but I think I can fairly categorically say that there won't be a tour or an album again that I take part in," said Gilmour. "It isn't...
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: David Gilmour Source: FOXNews

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