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Meaning of CATEGORICAL

Pronunciation:  `katu'gorikul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not modified or restricted by reservations; "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal"
  2. [adj]  relating to or included in a category
 

CATEGORICAL is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: categoric, flat, unconditional, unqualified
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cat`e*gor"ic*al\, a.
1. Of or pertaining to a category.

2. Not hypothetical or relative; admitting no conditions or
   exceptions; declarative; absolute; positive; express; as,
   a categorical proposition, or answer.

         The scriptures by a multitude of categorical and
         intelligible decisions . . . distinguish between the
         things seen and temporal and those that are unseen
         and eternal. --I. Taylor.

 
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