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cat·e·gor·i·cal

 (kăt′ĭ-gôr′ĭ-kəl, -gŏr′-) also cat·e·gor·ic (-ĭk)
adj.
1. Being without exception or qualification; absolute: a categorical refusal.
2.
a. Of or relating to a category or categories.
b. According to or using categories: a categorical arrangement of specimens.

cat′e·gor′i·cal·ly adv.
cat′e·gor′i·cal·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.categorically - in an unqualified mannercategorically - in an unqualified manner; "he flatly denied the charges"
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Translations
tajantamente

categorically

[ˌkætɪˈgɒrɪkəlɪ] ADV [state etc] → de modo terminante; [refuse] → rotundamente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

categorically

[ˌkætɪˈgɒrɪkli] adv (= unequivocally) [deny, state] → catégoriquement
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

categorically

adv state, denykategorisch; saymit Bestimmtheit
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

categorically

[ˌkætɪˈgɒrɪklɪ] advcategoricamente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
But, to amuse you, dearest, let me describe these people more categorically in my next letter, and tell you in detail about their lives.
"I suppose," said Gilbert, sitting down with a resigned air, "the only thing to do in a case of this kind is to have patience and go at the matter categorically. Whom is your letter from?"
No more can it be explained than can a human judge, sentencing a convicted criminal and imposing eight years imprisonment instead of the five or nine years that also at the same time floated upward in his brain, explain why he categorically determined on eight years as the just, adequate punishment.
"I shall know him; but I should be mad to affirm, categorically, at this moment that I do know him.
"It seems you are right, Planchet; all this appears to be a little mysterious; and be assured that we will not pay him our rent until the matter shall be categorically explained to us."
The prince, however, immediately began, with some show of annoyance, to question Lebedeff categorically, as to the general's present condition, and his opinion thereon.
He, however, 'categorically denied' taking part in the protests, the DFA said.
Earlier, India on Tuesday categorically denied that the Prime Minister had sought the US President's mediation on Kashmir.
Molly kept shouting "categorically", with the show even putting together a compilation video of all the times she'd said it in one episode.
Damascus, SANA-A military source announced on Saturday that it is categorically untrue what has been broadcast by a number of websites and written media outlets about clashes that erupted between Russian and Iranian troops in Deir Ezzor and Aleppo.
Chelsea said Friday they "categorically refute" Fifa's finding that they broke rules on registering under-age players and will appeal the decision.The Premier League club have been banned from signing new players in the next two transfer windows as punishment.
US Embassy Spokesperson Nancy VanHorn said that the claims were categorically false.