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synonyms for categorical

  • absolute
  • clear-cut
  • definite
  • definitive
  • emphatic
  • forthright
  • unambiguous
  • unequivocal
  • all out
  • certain
  • direct
  • downright
  • express
  • flat out
  • no holds barred
  • no strings attached
  • positive
  • specific
  • straight out
  • sure
  • ultimate
  • unmitigated
  • unqualified
  • unreserved
See also synonyms for: categorically
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antonyms for categorical

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  • ambiguous
  • equivocal
  • indefinite
  • indistinct
  • inexact
  • uncertain
  • vague
  • conditional
  • implied
  • qualified
  • questionable
  • tentative
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How to use categorical in a sentence

This means that there is no real categorical difference between imagination and reality, but that they are subjectively intermixed.
THE FINE LINE BETWEEN REALITY AND IMAGINARY - ISSUE 104: HARMONYNADINE DIJKSTRAJULY 28, 2021NAUTILUS
Courts use Holmes’s categorical and abstract approach, Greene says, instead of grappling with the particular human conflicts between the specific parties to a case.
WHY ARE OUR DEBATES ABOUT RIGHTS SO TOXIC?AZIZ HUQMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
At this very moment, the people of Flint continue to suffer from the categorical failure of public officials at all levels of government, who trampled upon their trust and evaded accountability for far too long.
EX-MICHIGAN GOVERNOR INDICTED FOR “WILLFUL NEGLECT” IN FLINT WATER CRISISJON BRODKINJANUARY 14, 2021ARS TECHNICA
I’ve sometimes thought of myself as a categorical consultant.
CONDUCTING THE MATHEMATICAL ORCHESTRA FROM THE MIDDLERACHEL CROWELLSEPTEMBER 2, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Indeed, you’d also want to know whether a society bothered much with assigning unique, categorical qualities to them at all.
GENDER IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCHARLES KINGAUGUST 5, 2020NAUTILUS
Sending everyone back inside buildings could easily be a categorical disaster.
THE LEARNING CURVE: THE CASE FOR OUTDOOR SCHOOL IN SAN DIEGOWILL HUNTSBERRYJULY 30, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It was a strange case of mistaken identity which persisted for many years in spite of categorical denials.
VIE DE BOHMEORLO WILLIAMS
As I dressed a number of frightful posers came into my head about you, and I want categorical answers.
THE ANGEL OF PAINE. F. BENSON
The single categorical negation of the President is that he neither saw nor read the recommendation.
THE JUDICIAL MURDER OF MARY E. SURRATTDAVID MILLER DEWITT
The highest norms were not present with a categorical affirmation of their reality and value.
AN INTERPRETATION OF RUDOLF EUCKEN'S PHILOSOPHYW. TUDOR JONES
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WORDS RELATED TO CATEGORICAL

  • categorical
  • complete
  • faultless
  • flawless
  • ideal
  • impeccable
  • thorough
  • ultimate
  • unblemished
  • unflawed
  • untarnished
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.