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categorical


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Categorical  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  categorical 
  adj  1:  relating  to  or  included  in  a  category 
  2:  not  modified  or  restricted  by  reservations;  "a  categorical 
  denial";  "a  flat  refusal"  [syn:  {categoric},  {flat},  {unconditional}] 




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