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the fact or condition of being without doubt

something believed or accepted as true by a person

Synonyms for conviction

an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence

(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed

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In a word, I behaved like a fool, and then, at that very same instant, I felt my 'last conviction.
Well, I affirm that my reader is wrong again, for my convictions have nothing to do with my sentence of death.
So that if I cannot now impart all that has tormented me for the last six months, at all events you will understand that, having reached my 'last convictions,' I must have paid a very dear price for them.
Other men have found a lot of quite different things there and I have the comfortable conviction that what I took would not have been of much use to anybody else.
He sat down to consume it without conviction, wearing his hat pushed far back on his head.
Her eyes remained very wide open, and she lay very still, confirmed in her instinctive conviction that things don't bear looking into very much.
He had spoken with such vehemence, with such conviction that everyone obviously believed him.
His decisive voice, his tone of conviction and his stern face made a great impression on everyone.
I never touch vodka, for it's against my convictions.
Could it be simply to conceal it from me, knowing that my convictions are opposed to yours and that I do not approve of private benevolence, which effects no radical cure?
Prince Andrew repeated, but Pierre, giving him no time to reply, took the repetition for a denial, the more readily as he knew Prince Andrew's former atheistic convictions.
at the request of the Telegram & Gazette showed an overall conviction rate of 87.
As co-counsel with The Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center, the Weil team filed motions to vacate M s convictions in New York and Kings counties.
This article concerns a nurse with a criminal conviction for a traffic incident who applied for a new job and omitted to declare the conviction.
Checks showed 5,451 people identified last year had nearly 15,000 convictions between them.