Asseveration As*sev`er*a"tion, n. [L. asseveratio.] The act of asseverating, or that which is asseverated; positive affirmation or assertion; solemn declaration. [1913 Webster]

Another abuse of the tongue I might add, -- vehement asseverations upon slight and trivial occasions. --Ray. [1913 Webster]

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  • asseveration — 1550s, from L. asseverationem (nom. asseveratio) vehement assertion, protestation, noun of action from pp. stem of asseverare (see ASSEVERATE (Cf. asseverate)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • asseveration — noun see asseverate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • asseveration — noun /əˌsɛv.əˈɹeɪ.ʃən,æsˌɛv.əˈɹeɪ.ʃən/ An earnest affirmation or declaration of support. Syn: averment, avowal See Also: assever, asseverate …   Wiktionary

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  • asseveration — see SEVERE …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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