affirmation[ af-er-mey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF affirmation
Synonyms for affirmation
- green light
- stamp of approval
- sworn statement
Antonyms for affirmation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AFFIRMATION
I will test this affirmation by several and varied illustrations.
This is the affirmation of the liberty claimed by infidelity.
Had not every action of his been an affirmation of their relation?
She looked up into the handsome face with a faint smile of affirmation.
In verbs there are five tenses, or times, expressing an action, or affirmation.
No such solemnity of affirmation attended Aaron's investiture.
The labor system, too, was an affirmation of the democratic ideal.
Seraphine gave me a beautiful prayer or affirmation to say when I am afraid.
Does he not say that, in spite of all his proof, he will not even hazard an affirmation of the phenomena?
This could be understood as nothing less than an affirmation of His absolute Godship.
early 15c., "assertion that something is true," from Old French afermacion (14c.), from Latin affirmationem (nominative affirmatio) "an affirmation, solid assurance," noun of action from past participle stem of affirmare (see affirm). In law, as the Quaker alternative to oath-taking, it is attested from 1690s.