I noun absolute certainty, absoluteness, ascertained fact, assurance, assuredness, attestation, certainness, certainty, certainty of meaning, conclusiveness, confidence, confidentness, conviction, dead certainty, definiteness, freedom from error, incontestability, incontrovertibility, indisputability, indubitability, indubitable fact, indubitableness, inerrability, inerrancy, inevitableness, inexorability, infallibilism, infallibility, infallibleness, irrefragability, irrefutability, irrevocability, moral certainty, objective certainty, positiveness, sure assumption, sure presumption, sureness, surety, unambiguity, undeniability, unequivocalness, unimpeachability, unquestionableness associated concepts: proof beyond a reasonable doubt II index belief (state of mind), certainty, certification (certainness), confidence (faith), conviction (persuasion), faith, reliance, surety (certainty)

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  • certitude — [ sɛrtityd ] n. f. • 1375; lat. certitudo, de certus → certain 1 ♦ Caractère certain (I, A, 1°); ce qui est certain. ⇒ évidence, vérité. Certitude d un fait. C est maintenant une certitude. « Il y a contre lui des présomptions terribles, il n y a …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Certitude — • The word indicates both a state of mind and a quality of a proposition, according as we say, I am certain , or, It is certain Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Certitude     Certitude …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • certitude — CERTITUDE. subst. f. Assurance pleine et entière. Quelle certitude en avez vous? La certitude que j en ai, est que... Cela est certain, de toute certitude. Je sais cela avec certitude. Certitude morale, certitude physique, certitudemétaphysique.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Certitude — Студийный а …   Википедия

  • certitude — Certitude. s. f. Asseurance pleine & entiere. Je sçay cela de certitude. il n y a aucune certitude en tout ce qu il dit. quelle certitude en avez vous? cela est certain de toute certitude. Il signifie aussi, Stabilité. Il n y a nulle certitude… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Certitude — Cer ti*tude, n. [LL. certitudo, fr. L. certus: cf. F. certitude. See {Certain}.] Freedom from doubt; assurance; certainty. J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • certitude — early 15c., from M.Fr. certitude certainty (16c.), from L.L. certitudinem (nom. certitudo) that which is certain, from L. certus (see CERTAIN (Cf. certain)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • certitude — *certainty, assurance, conviction Analogous words: *belief, faith, credence, credit: sureness, positiveness, cocksureness (see corresponding adjectives at SURE) Antonyms: doubt Contrasted words: *uncertainty, skepticism, mistrust …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • certitude — ► NOUN ▪ a feeling of absolute certainty. ORIGIN Latin certitudo, from certus certain …   English terms dictionary

  • certitude — [sʉrt′ə to͞od΄, sʉrt′ətyo͞od΄] n. [OFr < LL(Ec) certitudo < L certus, CERTAIN] 1. a feeling of absolute sureness or conviction 2. sureness; inevitability SYN. CERTAINTY …   English World dictionary

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