[ adverb ] (intensifier) extremely
"it was positively monumental"
Used in print(Frances and Richard Lockridge, Murder Has...)
Only those actually with Payne when he was shot , or who had left the party within not more_than five minutes ( make five arbitrary ) positively had none .(Edward Streeter, The Chairman of the Bored....)
Perhaps it was his misfortune , or good_fortune , whichever way one looked_at it , to belong_to the former group , and he was struggling unconsciously to build_up pressure in a world which demanded none , which was positively antagonistic to_it .