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Meaning of ASSEVERATION

Pronunciation:  u`sevu'reyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
 

ASSEVERATION is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: assertion, averment
 
 See Also: accusation, affirmation, avouchment, avowal, charge, claim, contention, declaration, denial, ipse dixit, ipsedixitism, testimony

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\As*sev`er*a"tion\, n. [L. asseveratio.]
The act of asseverating, or that which is asseverated;
positive affirmation or assertion; solemn declaration.

      Another abuse of the tongue I might add, -- vehement
      asseverations upon slight and trivial occasions. --Ray.

 

 

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