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Synonyms for affirmation

Synonyms for affirmation

an act of confirming officially

Synonyms for affirmation

a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something

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

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On-balance affirmation involves an on-balance preference that the object of affirmation did occur.
I introduced the affirmation ceremony because I noticed how mechanical we had become in the swearing in of new deans.
An affirmation is the act or an instance of affirming; state of being affirmed; the assertion that something exists or is true; something that is affirmed; a statement or proposition that is declared to be true; and the confirmation or ratification of the truth or validity of a prior judgment, decision, etc.
Why not write an affirmation that states "I only enjoy healthy foods?
Fill the empty pages of the Affirmation journal with your intentions, hopes and dreams.
After the 9th Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Porto Alegre in 2006, the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism decided to engage in a process of developing a new WCC affirmation on mission and evangelism, working toward the WCC's 10th assembly in Busan, Republic of Korea, in 2013.
Each of the 33 affirmations collected here, on teaching, students, and the classroom experience, includes elaborations that show how to make each affirmation a reality, guided reflection questions with space for written responses, and writing prompts to help teaches write their own affirmations.
The money had been good, and the affirmation he got from his clients had been even better.
Phrased in the present tense, the affirmation replaces any negative thoughts.
An excerpt from the affirmation reads: "I accept the church's teaching that any extra-marital sexual relationships are gravely evil and that these include pre-marital relations, masturbation, fornication, the viewing of pornography, and homosexual relations.
You say that a statement by Canadian Organization for Life and Family (COLF) affirming Humanae Vitae is a "strong affirmation of the encyclical by the bishops of Canada" (CI.
Eight categories were identified: skill development, education, and knowledge (n = 24); coaching (n = 21); support (n = 15); job-related feedback and sounding board (n = 14); new perspectives (n = 12); challenge and growth opportunity (n = 11); affirmation and encouragement (n = 10); and networking (n = 7).
Each is seen as "disguised leisure," the former as it "reproduces the ideology of the free market," the latter as "an affirmation of the work ethic.
In Allman's view, the analysis of Jacobean misogynistic politics in these four revenge tragedies is deep and telling, but need not be read as an affirmation of those politics, offering just as easily a point of view from which to critique them.