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Affirmatively

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Affi'rmatively. adv. [from affirmative.] In an affirmative manner; on the positive side; not negatively.

The reason of man hath no such restraint: concluding not only affirmatively, but negatively; not only affirming, there is no magnitude beyond the last heavens, but also denying, there is any vacuity within them. Brown's Vulgar Errours.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204)

Attributes: Adverb (147)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Affirmatively." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: May 31, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=21163.


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