Definition of Certitude

1. Noun. Total certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant.

Exact synonyms: Cocksureness, Overconfidence
Generic synonyms: Certainty
Derivative terms: Cocksure, Overconfident



Definition of Certitude

1. n. Freedom from doubt; assurance; certainty.

Definition of Certitude

1. Noun. sureness, certainty ¹

2. Noun. Something that is a certainty. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Certitude

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Certitude

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certified pasteurised milk
certified public accountant
certified registered nurse anaesthetist
certified safety professional
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certitude (current term)
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cerulean
cerulean blue
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ceruleous
cerulescent
ceruleus nucleus

Literary usage of Certitude

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"certitude is likewise divided into natural certitude (termed also ... This certitude belongs chiefly to self-evident truth and to the truths necessary for ..."

2. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1883)
"Metaphysics and speculation rest upon the rational certitude of thinking. It is quite as strong, however, as the empirical certitude. ..."

3. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1884)
"He states clearly the doctrines as to certitude, Providence, and Prayer, and answers recent objections against God's Providence and his answer to prayer ..."

4. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1884)
"certitude, PROVIDENCE, AND PRAYER.*—This is the title of the fourth number of ... He states clearly the doctrines as to certitude, Providence, and Prayer, ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"The scholastics thought that logic was the source of all certitude in knowledge. ... His assertion is that logic cannot give us any certitude beyond ..."

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