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  • adv. In an unqualified manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an unqualified manner; without qualification; absolutely.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. without qualification or limitation


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  • “blogosphere,” which is yet another term unqualifiedly in need of a definition by a professional thinker, exemplifies the way that the community of webloggers, even if nondescript, unimpressive, and intellectually-challenged when considered individually, can effectively assemble, cast, and recast information in a way that mimics a giant machine or market, even creating new words where no others would suitably do.


  • It's a brief but appealingly off-kilter concoction, not even two minutes long, with an upbeat tune that might be described as unqualifiedly "sunny" were it not for its strangely abbreviated hook, brief but jarring descent into noise in the bridge, and an eerie chorus that lingers long after the song has run its course.

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  • But, to repeat, when you have the likes of Obama and Reid defending the thing unqualifiedly, that isn’t going to happen.

    Matthew Yglesias » Harkin Reintroduces Filibuster Reform

  • I know this because any other claim cannot possibly qualify as knowledge, unqualifiedly undermines the very possibility of its own coherence, and instantaneously reduces itself to something that is substantially less valuable than barnyard noises.

    Think Progress » Clinton: Media, Politicians Shouldn’t Fuel ‘Hatriot’ Groups With Anti-Government Rhetoric That Inspired McVeigh

  • Gerecht defines "moderate" in his own words as "a believer who unqualifiedly rejects terrorism against anyone."

    Philip Smucker: Beck and Gerecht Call for Spanish Inquisition, American-style

  • There do not seem to be any politicians left -- on any side, Hamas and Kahane people included -- who truly believe that their own ideology would really, truly, unqualifiedly work here.

    Handicapping Mideast War and Peace 2010: Picking Your Dead Horse

  • The weenies who went from college to academia or from college to government who are running this Country absolutely and unqualifiedly HATE anyone in this Country who has ever done anything else.

    Obama’s Oil Spill Dilemma | RedState

  • "As a slave, " I said, -it is not only permissible for you to yield to your deepest, most stirring, most primitive, most overwhelmingly feminine urges but you must do so, shamelessly, unqualifiedly, completely.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • While one occasionally finds in the literature the suggestion that physicalists are committed to (6) in fact, no physicalist since before Smart (1959) has (unqualifiedly) held anything like (6).


  • Consider his "famous" January 1973 call that "it is rare that you can be as unqualifiedly bullish as you now can."

    "Immoral Hazard"


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