- (Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The act of asserting positively: affirmation, allegation, assertion, averment, claim, declaration, statement. See AFFIRM.
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Asseveration — As*sev er*a tion, n. [L. asseveratio.] The act of asseverating, or that which is asseverated; positive affirmation or assertion; solemn declaration. [1913 Webster] Another abuse of the tongue I might add, vehement asseverations upon slight and… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Asseveration — Asseveration, die Betheuerung; asseveriren, betheuern … Herders Conversations-Lexikon
asseveration — I noun acknowledgment, adjuration, affirmance, affirmation, assertion, attestation, averment, avouchment, avowal, certification, confirmation, declaration, emphatic assertion, legal pledge, oath, positive declaration, positive statement,… … Law dictionary
asseveration — 1550s, from L. asseverationem (nom. asseveratio) vehement assertion, protestation, noun of action from pp. stem of asseverare (see ASSEVERATE (Cf. asseverate)) … Etymology dictionary
asseveration — ► NOUN formal ▪ a solemn or emphatic declaration or statement. DERIVATIVES asseverate verb. ORIGIN Latin, from asseverare, from severus serious … English terms dictionary
asseveration — asseverative /euh sev euh ray tiv, euhr euh tiv/, asseveratory /euh sev euhr euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, asseveratively, adv. /euh sev euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of asseverating. 2. an emphatic assertion. [1550 60; < L asseveration (s. of… … Universalium
asseveration — noun see asseverate … New Collegiate Dictionary
asseveration — noun /əˌsɛv.əˈɹeɪ.ʃən,æsˌɛv.əˈɹeɪ.ʃən/ An earnest affirmation or declaration of support. Syn: averment, avowal See Also: assever, asseverate … Wiktionary
Asseveration — As|se|ve|ra|ti|on [...v...] die; , en <aus gleichbed. lat. asseveratio zu asseverare, vgl. ↑asseverieren> (veraltet) Beteuerung … Das große Fremdwörterbuch
asseveration — see SEVERE … The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins