certitude


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the fact or condition of being without doubt

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total certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant

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It must always remain the great curiosity of history--a whim, a fantasy, an apparition, a thing unexpected and undreamed; and it should serve as a warning to those rash political theorists of to-day who speak with certitude of social processes.
His mind showed itself disciplined and orderly, and its workings struck Daylight as having all the certitude of a steel trap.
There, and in the eyes, was the secret of the certitude with which she carried the heavy sacks up the steep steps, with never a false step or overbalance, and emptied them in the grain-bin.
Again I was impressed by the enormous certitude of her.
We had been talking for an hour, she with that slow certitude of eternity that so befitted her; and, for the life of me, I could lay no finger on the motives that ran through the tangled warp and woof of her.
But for some time his family thought it likely that David would never reappear; and the eldest son, who had the charge of Jacob on his hands, often thought it a little hard that David might perhaps be dead, and yet, for want of certitude on that point, his legacy could not fall to his legal heir.
On the spot there came to me the added shock of a certitude that it was not for me he had come there.
Once when asked what was on the other side of the hills, he said, with a meaning smile, "Friends and enemies--many enemies; else why should I buy your rifles and powder?" He was always like this--word-perfect in his part, playing up faithfully to the mysteries and certitudes of his surroundings.
Le social souffre dans la certitude qu'aujourd'hui est mieux que demain.
Good analysis, but let's begin with a basic certitude, online news does not work as a business model.
The five-member Supreme Court said in a statement that after careful examination the "serious" allegation could not be proved "with the required moral certitude".
"We have assessed the threat posed by US threat assessments, and we can say with certitude that they are pretty threatening for the US itself," Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said.
The court reiterated the 'paramount importance' of proving with certitude that the substance bought during the buy-bust operation is exactly the same substance offered in evidence before the court.
And contrary to "faith is a mystery," faith is a certitude that was fully embraced by those who are canonized saints.