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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.
He knew his friend had always plenty of money, and he knew also, with profound certitude, that his success would enable him to repay it.
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.
In the end certitudes were distributed among the participants of the previous training.
[beaucoup moins que] Anamorphoses et certitudes [beaucoup plus grand que], une exposition de peinture de l'artiste Ameur Hachemi, inauguree samedi dernier a la galerie d'art Asselah-Hocine, Alger, a l'initiative de l'etablissement arts et culture.
By and large, his choices were called to be micromanagers of orthodoxy and orthopraxy, a shortcut back to a clerical church and the absolute certitudes of being the one true church protecting God's truths.
C'est deja une bonne chose pour le club parisien, plus que jamais a la recherche de certitudes apres une derniere saison plombee par les mauvais resultats.
"Yes, I know the syntax is torturous," he confesses on the track "AKA Paradise." Fortunately, his lyrical brainteasers hurt so good; coupled with its oddball arrangements, the lyrics of LD & the New Criticism's latest, Amoral Certitudes, make this 16-minute EP more rewarding than many full-length albums.
It is common nowadays to decry the intolerance produced by the absolute certitudes of nineteenth-century intellectuals, but in doing so their twenty-first-century counterparts should realize two aspects of the contemporary facile recognition of any and every view.