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decisively

[ dih-sahy-siv ]SEE DEFINITION OF decisively

Synonyms for decisively

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Antonyms for decisively

  • doubtfully
  • dubiously
  • questionably
  • uncertain
  • doubtful
  • incomplete
  • indefinite
  • not certain
  • not sure
  • partially
  • questionable
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DECISIVELY

"I cannot take it," answered Allis, decisively, after a pause.

"Well, you shouldn't if you were my sister," he repeated, decisively.

"Never mind what you came for," Miss Georgie cut in decisively, and laughed.

“Something has happened to Weedon,” his wife said decisively.

"Thank you, Doctor," the President Elect said at last, decisively.

"Don't tell your mother yet, Vere," said Artois, decisively.

"All the same, he's the wisest and strongest man on this island," said Philip decisively.

"I am going down to dinner to-night," she answered, gently, but decisively.

"I am not easily knocked out by any such thing as heat," she said decisively.

"You may laugh, but it's true, all the same," said Judith decisively.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from Medieval Latin decisivus, from Latin decis-, past participle stem of decidere (see decide). Related: Decisively; decisiveness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DECISIVELY

absolutely

adverbcertainly, without question
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