[ 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 .

[ adverb ] so as to be positive; in a positive manner


"she intended her remarks to be interpreted positively"

Related terms

positive positive