Definition of Flatly

1. Adverb. In an unqualified manner. "He flatly denied the charges"




Definition of Flatly

1. adv. In a flat manner; evenly; horizontally; without spirit; dully; frigidly; peremptorily; positively; plainly.

Definition of Flatly

1. Adverb. In a definite manner; in a manner showing complete certainty. ¹

2. Adverb. In a manner that shows no emotion ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flatly

1. in a flat manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flatly

flatlanders
flatlands
flatleaf
flatlet
flatlets
flatline
flatlined
flatliner
flatliners
flatlines
flatling
flatlings
flatlining
flatlock
flatlong
flatly (current term)
flatmate
flatmates
flatness
flatnesses
flatour
flatours
flatpack
flatpacks
flats
flatscape
flatscreen
flatscreens
flatshare
flatshares

Literary usage of Flatly

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"And every coroner and juror is flatly perjured who does not bring in this verdict, where there are not other ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"... whose decision in their favor was flatly contradicted by a bull of Clement XI. (1704) absolutely forbidding the rites, an*! the use of the terms ..."

3. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1900)
"Deputy Commissary General Cuyler Stands flatly On His Prerogatives. Albany October 17th 1777. Sir, Yesterday About noon I Received A Letter from Council of ..."

4. Ruskin: A Study in Personality by Arthur Christopher Benson (1911)
"The publisher of Fraser's told Froude flatly that the series must stop, and only four papers appeared. Carlyle, talking to Froude on the subject, ..."

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