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flatly 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adverb
/ˈflatlē/,
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Showing little interest or emotion,
  1. Showing little interest or emotion
    • - “You'd better go,” she said flatly
  2. In a firm and unequivocal manner; absolutely
    • - they flatly refused to play
    • - his view seems to me flatly contrary to our evidence
  3. In a smooth and even way
    • - I applied the paint flatly
  4. Without marked contrast of light and dark
    • - the photographs were lit very flatly

  1. in an unqualified manner; "he flatly denied the charges"
  2. In a definite manner; in a manner showing complete certainty; In a manner that shows no emotion