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de·cid·ed

 (dĭ-sī′dĭd)
adj.
1. Without doubt or question; definite: a decided success.
2. Free from hesitation or vacillation; resolute.

de·cid′ed·ly adv.
de·cid′ed·ness n.
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Adv.1.decidedly - without question and beyond doubt; "it was decidedly too expensive"; "she told him off in spades"; "by all odds they should win"

decidedly

adverb definitely, clearly, certainly, absolutely, positively, distinctly, downright, decisively, unequivocally, unmistakably He was decidedly uncomfortable at what he saw.
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decidedly

[dɪˈsaɪdɪdlɪ] ADV
1. (= without doubt) → indudablemente, sin duda; (= very, markedly) → decididamente
it is decidedly difficultindudablemente es difícil
2. (= resolutely) → con resolución, con decisión

decidedly

[dɪˈsaɪdɪdli] adv (= definitely) → vraiment

decidedly

adventschieden; she is decidedly lazysie ist (ganz) entschieden faul; he’s decidedly uncomfortable about ites ist ihm gar nicht wohl dabei; decidedly dangerousausgesprochen gefährlich; a decidedly different vieweine ganz andere Ansicht; she was decidedly unhappy about itsie war wirklich nicht glücklich damit

decidedly

[dɪˈsaɪdɪdlɪ] adv (extremely) → decisamente; (emphatically) → in modo deciso
References in classic literature ?
A decidedly vivid sensation of cold in the part of his body which was in contact with the pavement, suddenly aroused him and caused his spirit to return to the surface.
"In my judgment, the figure," said the Critic, "is tolerably good, though rather Etrurian, but the expression of the face is decidedly Tuscan, and therefore false to nature.
I did hear him preach, and was decidedly pleased with the evangelical truth of his doctrine, as well as the earnest simplicity of his manner, and the clearness and force of his style.
"I can't marry Billy," said Anne decidedly. She had recovered her wits, and was even feeling a little angry.
I am, indeed, provoked at the artifice of this unprincipled woman; what stronger proof of her dangerous abilities can be given than this perversion of Reginald's judgment, which when he entered the house was so decidedly against her!
On this piece of carpeting Aunt Chloe took her stand, as being decidedly in the upper walks of life; and it and the bed by which it lay, and the whole corner, in fact, were treated with distinguished consideration, and made, so far as possible, sacred from the marauding inroads and desecrations of little folks.
`Nonsense!' said Alice, very loudly and decidedly, and the Queen was silent.
"Ay, but," said Aramis, "that young fellow is decidedly a spy."
I thought his "new Catechism" (as he called it) decidedly worthy of examination.
Lady Montbarry, accompanying Henry down the stairs, said, 'Yes, decidedly! Write when you get to Venice.
"No, it can't go on like this," Alexey Alexandrovitch said to himself decidedly as he left his wife's room.
Epanchin came of the princely stock of Muishkin, which if not a brilliant, was, at all events, a decidedly ancient family; and she was extremely proud of her descent.