asseveration

[ uh-sev-uh-rey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF asseveration

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Francois I. used for asseveration, On the word of a gentleman.

It has not occurred to her that his words are a question rather than an asseveration.

We cannot say if absolute faith is to be put in this asseveration; but it is possible.

With all his asseveration he does nothing to convince us that he was ever at Windsor, or that, if so, he was glad to be there.

No better confirmation could be had of the fact, than the patient's own asseveration.

The other man kept up the argument by spitting and by asseveration.

She then repeated her asseveration that she would now do it effectually if he disappointed her.

I venture to add, with all possible energy of asseveration, that I did that thing, Nim.

If Hubert was stung by this asseveration, he did not show it.

It was impossible to persuade him that such an asseveration could be false.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from Latin asseverationem (nominative asseveratio) "vehement assertion, protestation," noun of action from past participle stem of asseverare (see asseverate).

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