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Synonyms for assertion

Synonyms for assertion

Synonyms for assertion

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

the act of affirming or asserting or stating something

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We presume that Don Thomas is now in Purgatory for the assertion.
Waldron," he said, "to cease to make assertions which are not in strict accordance with scientific fact.
Catherine listened with astonishment; she knew not how to reconcile two such very different accounts of the same thing; for she had not been brought up to understand the propensities of a rattle, nor to know to how many idle assertions and impudent falsehoods the excess of vanity will lead.
But your assertions concerning Pavlicheff are absolutely intolerable
It had been crammed with assertions that such-and-such passages, taken liberally from English, French, and Italian, are the supreme pearls of literature.
I have contradicted it, sir," Fred answered, with a touch of impatience, not remembering that his uncle did not verbally discriminate contradicting from disproving, though no one was further from confounding the two ideas than old Featherstone, who often wondered that so many fools took his own assertions for proofs.
There was something in the man's tone and expression that convinced Tarzan of the truth of his assertions.
Ahm's repeated assertions that there are human beings like ourselves in Caspak have roused the men to a keen desire for exploration.
One of the robbed robbers came to me after dark, with facts, figures, and assertions.
Sara Dack was louder in her assertions, the looks Tom Henan cast about him were blacker than ever, and Dr.
Tollmidge's formidable assertions relating to herself for the second time, Lady Lydiard's meditations came to an abrupt end.
cried Fan, as Polly paused to look at the picture, which appeared to regard her with a grave, steady look, which seemed rather to belie her assertions.
So long as the mere assertions which the Declaration contained were not supported by proof, he looked upon that document as evidence for the prosecution, and he too was quite willing to have it read.
You have merely made a few excited and dogmatic assertions about my mental caliber.
With others, I have laughed at the assertions of the savants that modern man is a cold and passionless creation in comparison with the males of former ages--in a word, that love, as the one grand passion, had ceased to exist.