decidedly decidedly  /dɪs ˈaɪ dəd li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) without question and beyond doubt

Usage(s):

  1. In the years since, he has become more confident and to Westerners decidedly less ingratiating.
  2. Some appear based on sound nutritional advice; some decidedly less so.
  3. The often less-than perfect translations add another weird layer to a decidedly foreign experience.

News

  1. Smartphone apps that mimic birds are harmful, says Wildlife Trust

    It is inevitable that technology and decidedly non-technological things will continue to merge as mobile devices and such become more powerful and less expensive. One such way this reality has manifested is birdsong apps, which are apps that play a specific type of bird’s song, luring them in for bird watchers or photographers to enjoy. Read The Full Story
    on June 14, 2013     Source: SlashGear

  2. McFarland's old-school coaching style flourishes

    With a coaching style that's decidedly old-school, Grand Island Central Catholic's Bob McFarland has displayed a unique ability to interact with today's young athletes.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

  3. Sooooo What's going On With 'Metroid'?

    While Nintendo decidedly played it safe with their versus E3 Nintendo Direct announcements, one game in particular seemed to be missing -- "Metroid." Of course Retro -- the masterminds behind the amazing "Prime" trilogy -- is the "no duh" dev for orchestrating a new Samus adventure. One problem though; they're currently deep in development for "Donkey [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MTV

Quotes

  1. "Dr. Holsinger's paper is ideological and decidedly not an accurate analysis of the science then available on homosexuality," Kennedy said. "Dr. Holsinger's paper cherry picks and misuses data to support his thesis that homosexuality is...
    on Jul 12, 2007 By: Edward Kennedy Source: USA Today

  2. "When I look back on it today, I realize I made a serious error of judgment in receiving a payment in cash for this assignment even though it was decidedly not illegal to do so," Mulroney said. "That mistake in judgment was mine alone. I...
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Brian Mulroney Source: Forbes

  3. "It's a piece that is decidedly unerotic, but it asks the question, 'Is it possible to find true love in a place that is selling sex?'" Hackford says. "I always make movies about working-class people. A brothel does sell fantasy, but...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Taylor Hackford Source: Los Angeles Times

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subordinate subordinate
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