Conclusively vs Finally - What's the difference?

conclusively | finally |


As adverbs the difference between conclusively and finally

is that conclusively is in a conclusive manner; with finality while finally is at the end or conclusion; ultimately.

conclusively

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a conclusive manner; with finality.
  • Once the final experiment had been performed, the theory was conclusively proved.

    finally

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • At the end or conclusion; ultimately.
  • (sequence) To finish (with); lastly.
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  • (manner) Definitively, comprehensively.
  • Synonyms

    * at length * at last * endly

    Antonyms

    * (ultimately) initially