[ adverb ] in an unqualified manner
"he flatly denied the charges"
Used in print(Philip Reaves, "Who Rules the Marriage Bed?"...)
In_fact , the noted psychologist and sex researcher , Dr._Albert_Ellis , has declared flatly that women are `` sexually superior '' to men .(Joseph Chadwick, No Land Is Free....)
`` In a year she 'll like living in Clayton 's house too_much to come_back to me '' , Brannon said flatly .