flatly


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adv

Synonyms for flatly

Synonyms for flatly

in a direct, positive manner

Synonyms for flatly

in an unqualified manner

References in classic literature ?
When the excellent Hannah More entreated him to touch lightly on the less agreeable traits of his subject he replied flatly that he would not cut off Johnson's claws, nor make a tiger a cat to please anybody.
But the nurse had never forgiven the great man of the family for his desertion of Agnes; she flatly refused to consult her memory.
It was several flatly work in at night their He said there were unexplained late night noises which he put down to an ancient heating system.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Monday flatly rejected the assertion by National Conference Chief Farooq Abdullah that Pakistan and China could be asked to mediate in resolving the Kashmir issue.
France flatly condemned the shameful act of hanging two pig heads on Thursday on the fence of the Moroccan ambassador's residence in Paris.
When Charity flatly refuses, Declan is suspicious and calls his solicitor to find out whether there is a get-out clause in his marriage pre-nup agreement.
Indeed, he flatly said " there was no crossing of the Line of Control ( by the Pakistan Army) on January 8.
Summary: Liberal Democrat deputy leader Simon Hughes has flatly ruled out any pact with the Conservatives at the next general election.
BARCELONA have flatly denied they have reached an agreement with Cesc Fabregas which would see the Arsenal captain return to the Nou Camp at the end of the season.
It read: "Given the exceptional repercussions created by the stories that have appeared in different media with respect to an agreement with Arsenal FC player Cesc Fabregas, Barca flatly deny that there have been any negotiations or agreements with the player.
The United States stated flatly last week that it is not seeking "regime change" in North Korea.
But Chelsea flatly refused to sell Lampard, 30, and Inter have now called a halt to their summer spending after clinching a deal to sign midfielder Sulley Muntari from Portsmouth in a pounds 12m deal.
Mrs Clinton responded: "It is flatly untrue and it is not anything I'm entertaining.
The Moroccan Ministry of Royal Household, Protocol and Chancellery has flatly denied news posted Wednesday by the Spanish e-paper, El Imparcial, claiming that King Mohammed VI's visit to France was intended to receive health care, stressing that the monarch is in "good health.
I demanded to see their "papers" and they flatly refused to show me any notice, warrant, or basis for their authority.