The appeal of Kahanism, like all kinds of racism and fascism, lies in its simplicity and categorical consistency.
Obviously, as a Democratic candidate for governor, he has shifted away from this categorical support for pro-gun measures.
Charlene calls reports she tried to flee Monaco 'categorical lies'
1590s, as a term in logic, "unqualified, asserting absolutely," from Late Latin categoricus, from Greek kategorikos "accusatory, affirmative, categorical," from kategoria (see category). General sense of "explicit, unconditional" is from 1610s. Categorical imperative, from the philosophy of Kant, first recorded 1827. Related: Categorically.