asseveration

  • 1 Asseveration — As*sev er*a tion, n. [L. asseveratio.] The act of asseverating, or that which is asseverated; positive affirmation or assertion; solemn declaration. [1913 Webster] Another abuse of the tongue I might add, vehement asseverations upon slight and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Asseveration — Asseveration, die Betheuerung; asseveriren, betheuern …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 3 asseveration — I noun acknowledgment, adjuration, affirmance, affirmation, assertion, attestation, averment, avouchment, avowal, certification, confirmation, declaration, emphatic assertion, legal pledge, oath, positive declaration, positive statement,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 asseveration — 1550s, from L. asseverationem (nom. asseveratio) vehement assertion, protestation, noun of action from pp. stem of asseverare (see ASSEVERATE (Cf. asseverate)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 asseveration — ► NOUN formal ▪ a solemn or emphatic declaration or statement. DERIVATIVES asseverate verb. ORIGIN Latin, from asseverare, from severus serious …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 asseveration — asseverative /euh sev euh ray tiv, euhr euh tiv/, asseveratory /euh sev euhr euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, asseveratively, adv. /euh sev euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of asseverating. 2. an emphatic assertion. [1550 60; < L asseveration (s. of… …

    Universalium

  • 7 asseveration — noun see asseverate …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 asseveration — noun /əˌsɛv.əˈɹeɪ.ʃən,æsˌɛv.əˈɹeɪ.ʃən/ An earnest affirmation or declaration of support. Syn: averment, avowal See Also: assever, asseverate …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 asseveration — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of asserting positively: affirmation, allegation, assertion, averment, claim, declaration, statement. See AFFIRM …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 Asseveration — As|se|ve|ra|ti|on [...v...] die; , en <aus gleichbed. lat. asseveratio zu asseverare, vgl. ↑asseverieren> (veraltet) Beteuerung …

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  • 11 asseveration — see SEVERE …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 12 asseveration — as·sev·er·a·tion || ə‚sevÉ™ reɪʃn n. declaration; affirmation …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 asseveration — [əˌsɛvə reɪʃ(ə)n] noun a solemn or emphatic declaration or statement. Derivatives asseverate verb Origin C16: from L. asseveratio(n ), from asseverare, from ad to + severus serious …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 14 asseveration — n. Declaration. See assertion …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 15 asseveration — n emphatic assertion, affirmation, averment, avowal; avouchment, assurance, guarantee, certification; protestation, proclamation, predication; deposition, testimony, attestation, vow, oath, pledge …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 16 asseveration — as·sev·er·a·tion …

    English syllables

  • 17 asseveration — /əsɛvəˈreɪʃən/ (say uhsevuh rayshuhn) noun 1. the act of asseverating. 2. an emphatic assertion …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 asseveration — /asevareyshsn/ An affirmation; a positive assertion; a solemn declaration. This word is seldom, if ever, used for a declaration made under oath, but denotes a declaration accompanied with solemnity or an appeal to conscience, whereas by an oath… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19 asseveration — /asevareyshsn/ An affirmation; a positive assertion; a solemn declaration. This word is seldom, if ever, used for a declaration made under oath, but denotes a declaration accompanied with solemnity or an appeal to conscience, whereas by an oath… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 asseveration — The solemn affirmation of the truth of a statement …

    Ballentine's law dictionary


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