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His decision to stick to his convictions on Thursday is no doubt positive news for them.

You have to admire his convictions; most frustrated auteurs in this town just call such things “an Alan Smithee project.”

Short trials produce convictions and sentences, but the time is often run concurrently, not adding any time to the sentence.

No doubt, there are wrongful convictions that result from misidentification and coerced confessions.

Conservative advocates of limiting convictions to cases of “forcible rape” often rely on “traditional values.”

If schooling is a training in expression and communication, college is essentially the establishment of broad convictions.

That is one of my deepest convictions, and I shall try very hard to prove that it is just.

Albrechts views, or rather convictions, were extraordinarily paradoxical.

I recognize her with that instinctive certainty that is stronger than all convictions supported by all the proofs imaginable.

I tried to laugh and talk away his brooding, but there was little use, his convictions were so strong.


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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to convictions, such as: attitude, doctrine, idea, ideology, logic, and outlook.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.