Categoricalness Cat`e*gor"ic*al*ness, n. The quality of being categorical, positive, or absolute. --A. Marvell. [1913 Webster]

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  • categoricalness — See categorically. * * * …   Universalium

  • categoricalness — n. decisiveness, absoluteness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • categoricalness — categorˈicalness noun The quality of being absolute and unqualified • • • Main Entry: ↑category …   Useful english dictionary

  • categorical — categorically, adv. categoricalness, n. /kat i gawr i keuhl, gor /, adj. 1. without exceptions or conditions; absolute; unqualified and unconditional: a categorical denial. 2. Logic. a. (of a proposition) analyzable into a subject and an… …   Universalium

  • categorical — /kætəˈgɒrɪkəl / (say katuh gorikuhl) adjective 1. not involving a condition, qualification, etc.; explicit; direct: a categorical answer. 2. Logic (of a proposition) unconditional, straightforwardly true or false. 3. of, relating to, or in a… …   Australian English dictionary

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