Synonyms of 'flatly'
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Some people say absolutely as an emphatic way of saying yes or of agreeing with someone. They say absolutely not as an emphatic way of saying no or of disagreeing with someone.
'It's worrying, isn't it?' 'Absolutely.'
Dozens of flats have been completely destroyed.
I have fallen completely in love with him.
You use positively to emphasize that you really mean what you are saying.
This is positively the worst thing I can imagine.
Thesaurus for flatly from the Collins English Thesaurus