Pos"i*tive*ly, adv.

In a positive manner; absolutely; really; expressly; with certainty; indubitably; peremptorily; dogmatically; -- opposed to negatively.

Good and evil which is removed may be esteemed good or evil comparatively, and positively simply. Bacon.

Give me some breath, some little pause, my lord, Before I positively speak herein. Shak.

I would ask . . . whether . . . the divine law does not positively require humility and meekness. Sprat.

Positively chargedelectrified Elec., having a charge of positive electricity; -- opposed to negatively electrified.

 

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