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What is the opposite of categorical?

Need antonyms for categorical? Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Adjective
Opposite of to an utter or complete degree
Adjective
Opposite of to a complete or absolute degree
Adjective
Opposite of not open to question or debate
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Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
“I have absolutely zero faith that you can win this race against Rick.”
Adjective
(generic intensifier) Opposite of extreme or absolute in degree
“I am intrigued by your mitigated sense of self-righteousness, but not entirely surprised.”
Adjective
Opposite of having absolute certainty about something
“The board remains uncertain of his tenure as coach following a series of demoralizing losses.”
Adjective
(of statements or instructions) Opposite of precise and clear
“He's a good worker, but he will not understand what needs to be done if you give him vague instructions.”
Adjective
Opposite of exhausting all effort
“His performance provides a sober anchor to Kitano's barely restrained jubilation.”
Adjective
Opposite of actually being or existing
Adjective
Opposite of having unconditional and enthusiastic support
“There was some grudging applause at the final curtain, but I got the feeling it was more for the sake of form, rather than actual enjoyment.”
Adjective
Opposite of existing in reality or as a matter of fact
“The premise that this was built by aliens is highly conjectural!”
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Opposite of to an absolute degree
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Opposite of honest or frank in nature
“While her response was quite cut-and-dried, some fans are still speculating the star is hiding her love life as evidenced by her indirect response to who her crush was.”
Adjective
(tainted) Opposite of to an absolute degree
Adjective
(imperfect) Opposite of to an absolute degree
“She might have been an imperfect wife, but she was loyal and great with the kids.”
Adjective
(somewhat rare) Opposite of highest in degree
“Some of the matters to which I have referred on their own might seem inconsequential or of minor importance only.”
Adjective
(somewhat rare) Opposite of not subject to change or dispute
Adjective
Opposite of possible to be treated as fact
“During our second drink, I sketch imaginary facts about an imaginary life.”
Adjective
Opposite of characteristic of a particular person or thing
“The team is expecting every player to possess some general skills as a baseline requirement.”
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
“The detectives had limited authority to execute a search without a legal warrant.”
Adjective
(of an action) Opposite of performed well and with precision
“The amateur chef would completely massacre the piece of salmon with his sloppy knife strokes.”
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