decidedly

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Etymology[edit]

From decided +‎ -ly.

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Adverb[edit]

decidedly (comparative more decidedly, superlative most decidedly)

  1. In a manner which leaves little question; definitely, clearly.
    In a decidedly petulant manner she sat with crossed arms and a frown.
  2. In a decided or final manner; resolutely.
    • 1914, Saki, ‘The Lull’, Beasts and Superbeasts:
      ‘We can't,’ said Vera decidedly, ‘we haven't any boats and we're cut off by a raging torrent from any human habitation.’

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