(pathol) a diseased condition resulting from excessive drinking of absinthe
adverb absolutely; also called absotively (posilutely) Examples abso-bloody-lutely sure about jumping out of the airplane Word Origin Australian Usage Note emphatic tmesis form; colloquial modifier Absolutely: He absobloody-lutely wanted to see her again
- Absit omen
uknown may the presentiment not become real or take place Historical Examples There is a strong undercurrent of labour trade, which gives it a kind of Uncle Tom flavour, absit omen! Vailima Letters Robert Louis Stevenson I am well (absit omen) and interested in what I am in—and I embrace you all. The Letters of […]
absol. absolute absolutely
- Absolute accommodation
absolute accommodation absolute accommodation ab·so·lute accommodation (āb’sə-lōōt’, āb’sə-lōōt’) n. Accommodation of one eye independent of the other eye.