Absolute Adjectives: Are You Guilty of This Totally Unique Problem?

Something is either unique or it isn't. "Totally" is a waste of awning space. (Photo: Google Maps)
Something either is unique or it isn’t. “Totally” adds nothing. (Photo: Google Maps)

Writers, when you use an absolute adjective like always or never in a sentence, you’re making the claim that there are no exceptions.

Do you know what that means? It means that in a way, you’re challenging your audience to prove the statement to the contrary.

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