Definition of decidedly in English:

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Pronunciation: /dəˈsīdədlē/


1 [usually as submodifier] Undoubtedly; undeniably: he looked decidedly uncomfortable
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  • The gatekeeper looked decidedly uncomfortable and stared down at the ground.
  • She was decidedly uncomfortable when she felt the warmth of his body next to hers.
  • I ended up occupying the end of the bar and nursing a Guinness and feeling decidedly uncomfortable.
definitely, certainly, positively, absolutely, downright, undeniably, unquestionably;
extremely, exceedingly, exceptionally, particularly, especially, very
2In a decisive and confident way: “No,” Donna said decidedly
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  • ‘If he goes, Michael, Katie, and I will go, too,’ she said decidedly.

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Syllabification: de·cid·ed·ly

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