Pronunciation: (kat"i-gôr'i-kul, -gor'-),[key] —adj. 1. without exceptions or conditions; absolute; unqualified and unconditional: a categorical denial. 2. Logic. a. (of a proposition) analyzable into a subject and an attribute related by a copula, as in the proposition “All humans are mortal.”
b. (of a syllogism) having categorical propositions as premises.
3. of, pertaining to, or in a category. Also,cat"e•gor'ic.