Definitions for affirmationˌæf ərˈmeɪ ʃən
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avowal, avouchment, affirmation(noun)
a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
affirmation, assertion, statement(noun)
the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
(religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds)
a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand
A declaration that something is true; an oath.
A form of self-forced meditation or repetition; autosuggestion.
Origin: From afermacion, from affirmare.
confirmation of anything established; ratification; as, the affirmation of a law
the act of affirming or asserting as true; assertion; -- opposed to negation or denial
that which is asserted; an assertion; a positive statement; an averment; as, an affirmation, by the vender, of title to property sold, or of its quality
a solemn declaration made under the penalties of perjury, by persons who conscientiously decline taking an oath, which declaration is in law equivalent to an oath
Origin: [L. affirmatio: cf. F. affirmation.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's an affirmation of her humanity and her potential.
An affirmation is a strong, positive statement that somthing is already so.
Humore is an affirmation of man's dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.
It’s an affirmation by the court that gay people exist, unfortunately, that's still a big statement to have to make in Kentucky.
Ours is a precarious language, as every writer knows, in which the merest shadow line often separates affirmation from negation, sense from nonsense, and one sex from the other.
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