What does affirmation mean?

Definitions for affirmation
ˌæf ərˈmeɪ ʃənaf·fir·ma·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. avowal, avouchment, affirmation(noun)

    a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something

  2. affirmation, assertion, statement(noun)

    the act of affirming or asserting or stating something

  3. affirmation(noun)

    (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)

  4. affirmation(noun)

    a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand

Wiktionary

  1. affirmation(Noun)

    A declaration that something is true; an oath.

  2. affirmation(Noun)

    A form of self-forced meditation or repetition; autosuggestion.

  3. Origin: From afermacion, from affirmare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affirmation(noun)

    confirmation of anything established; ratification; as, the affirmation of a law

  2. Affirmation(noun)

    the act of affirming or asserting as true; assertion; -- opposed to negation or denial

  3. Affirmation(noun)

    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

  4. Affirmation(noun)

    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

  5. Origin: [L. affirmatio: cf. F. affirmation.]

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How to say affirmation in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affirmation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affirmation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of affirmation in a Sentence

  1. Helen Prejean:

    It's an affirmation of her humanity and her potential.

  2. Shakti Gawain:

    An affirmation is a strong, positive statement that somthing is already so.

  3. Romain Cary:

    Humore is an affirmation of man's dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.

  4. Evan Wolfson:

    It’s an affirmation by the court that gay people exist, unfortunately, that's still a big statement to have to make in Kentucky.

  5. Jill Stein:

    It was an amazing affirmation of the power of the American people to have a voice in their voting system and demand elections with integrity.

Images & Illustrations of affirmation

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