Sureness Sure"ness, n. The state of being sure; certainty. [1913 Webster]

For more sureness he repeats it. --Woodward. [1913 Webster]

The law holds with equal sureness for all right action. --Emerson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sureness — sure ► ADJECTIVE 1) completely confident that one is right. 2) (sure of/to do) certain to receive, get, or do. 3) undoubtedly true; completely reliable. 4) steady and confident. ► ADVERB informal ▪ certainly …   English terms dictionary

  • sureness — noun 1. freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular after that failure he lost his confidence she spoke with authority • Syn: ↑assurance, ↑self assurance, ↑confidence, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sureness — noun see sure I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sureness — See sure. * * * …   Universalium

  • sureness — Synonyms and related words: absolute certainty, absoluteness, acceptation, acception, acquiescence, act of God, arrogance, assurance, assuredness, belief, certain knowledge, certainness, certainty, certitude, cocksureness, confidence,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sureness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The fact or condition of being without doubt: assurance, assuredness, certainty, certitude, confidence, conviction, positiveness, surety. See CERTAIN. 2. Reliability in withstanding pressure, force, or stress:… …   English dictionary for students

  • sureness — sure·ness || ʃʊrnɪs / ʃʊə n. certainty, assurance, confidence; steadiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sureness — sure·ness …   English syllables

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