certainty

DEFINITIONS OF: certainty

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n the state of being certain

“his certainty reassured the others”
Antonyms:
doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, uncertainty
the state of being unsure of something
Types:
assurance, authority, confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence, sureness
freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
certitude, cocksureness, overconfidence
total certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant
reliance, trust
certainty based on past experience
Type of:
cognitive state, state of mind
the state of a person's cognitive processes

n something that is certain

“his victory is a certainty
Synonyms:
foregone conclusion, sure thing
Antonyms:
precariousness, uncertainness, uncertainty
being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
Types:
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an absolute certainty
ineluctability, unavoidability
the quality of being impossible to avoid or evade
inevitability, inevitableness
the quality of being unavoidable
surety
something clearly established
indisputability, indubitability, unquestionability, unquestionableness
the quality of being beyond question or dispute or doubt
moral certainty
certainty based on an inner conviction
predictability
the quality of being predictable
slam dunk
something that is a sure to occur; a foregone conclusion
definiteness, determinateness
the quality of being predictable with great confidence
incontrovertibility, incontrovertibleness, positiveness, positivity
the quality of being undeniable and not worth arguing about
demonstrability, provability
capability of being demonstrated or logically proved
givenness
the quality of being granted as a supposition; of being acknowledged or assumed
Type of:
quality
an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
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