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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assertion, averment, asseverationnoun

    a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)


  1. asseverationnoun

    An earnest affirmation or declaration of support.

  2. Etymology: From asseveratio, from assevero.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Asseverationnoun

    Solemn affirmation, as upon oath.

    Etymology: from asseverate.

    That which you are persuaded of, ye have it no otherwise than by your own only probable collection; and therefore such bold asseverations, as in him were admirable, should, in your mouths, but argue rashness. Richard Hooker, Preface.

    Another abuse of the tongue I might add; vehement asseverations upon slight and trivial occasions. John Ray, on Creation.

    The repetition gives a greater emphasis to the words, and agrees better with the vehemence of the speaker in making his asseveration. William Broome, Notes on Odyssey.


  1. asseveration

    Asseveration is the serious or earnest declaration or statement of something, often as an acknowledgement or affirmation. It can also refer to a forceful or confident assertion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Asseverationnoun

    the act of asseverating, or that which is asseverated; positive affirmation or assertion; solemn declaration

  2. Etymology: [L. asseveratio.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of asseveration in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of asseveration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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