Definition of decidedly in English:

decidedly

adverb

  • 1usually as submodifier Undoubtedly; undeniably.

    ‘he looked decidedly uncomfortable’
    • ‘GM now earns less per vehicle than Ford or Chrysler: a decidedly unsustainable position.’
    • ‘It sounds decidedly unromantic but when it comes to practicality, Grevett has hit the nail on the head.’
    • ‘Tech Review has taken a look at the CPU prices this week and noticed a decidedly upward trend.’
    • ‘In fact the eventual winners were looking decidedly shaky at this stage.’
    • ‘The two gentlemen who were operating the roulette table were looking decidedly worried.’
    • ‘The lacklustre script gives the actors nothing to do and the villain is decidedly bland.’
    • ‘As with the team, the report is positive overall, but decidedly mixed.’
    • ‘It seems some of the Scottish press didn't like the decidedly downbeat conclusion of the feature.’
    • ‘It was such an intimate and caring gesture that it made me decidedly uncomfortable.’
    • ‘I ended up occupying the end of the bar and nursing a Guinness and feeling decidedly uncomfortable.’
    • ‘She was decidedly uncomfortable when she felt the warmth of his body next to hers.’
    • ‘In fact, some studies have shown that youth crime has taken a decidedly downward turn.’
    • ‘Whatever its origins, sticky toffee pudding is decidedly British and is certainly a treat worth making properly.’
    • ‘The movie has its heart in the right place, but the result is a decidedly mixed bag.’
    • ‘Some of the football, especially in the opening half, was decidedly moderate.’
    • ‘Due to environmental conditions this risk was decidedly lower than in previous years.’
    • ‘The gatekeeper looked decidedly uncomfortable and stared down at the ground.’
    • ‘The result is an honest record that is as compelling as it is decidedly uncommercial.’
    • ‘We gave him and his male co-workers a brief summary, but they were decidedly unimpressed.’
    • ‘I think he just has a bit of a cold, as his eyes are a bit watery, he is definitely lacking energy and vim and he is decidedly grumpy.’
    distinctly, clearly, markedly, obviously, noticeably, unmistakably, patently, manifestly, expressly, emphatically, definitely, certainly, positively, absolutely, downright, undeniably, unquestionably, indisputably
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  • 2British In a decisive and confident way.

    ‘“No,” Donna said decidedly’
    • ‘‘If he goes, Michael, Katie, and I will go, too,’ she said decidedly.’

Pronunciation

decidedly

/dəˈsīdədlē//dəˈsaɪdədli/