asseveration

Definitions of asseveration
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n a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)

Synonyms:
assertion, averment
Types:
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claim
an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
claim
an assertion that something is true or factual
accusation, charge
an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
contention
a point asserted as part of an argument
ipse dixit, ipsedixitism
an unsupported dogmatic assertion
affirmation, avouchment, avowal
a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
testimony
an assertion offering firsthand authentication of a fact
denial, disaffirmation
the act of asserting that something alleged is not true
cause of action
a claim sufficient to demand judicial attention; the facts that give rise to right of action
dibs
a claim of rights
pretension
the advancing of a claim
countercharge
a charge brought by an accused person against the accuser
allegation, allegement
statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
submission
(law) a contention presented by a lawyer to a judge or jury as part of the case he is arguing
reaffirmation, reassertion
renewed affirmation
professing, profession
an open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion
affirmative
a reply of affirmation
negation
the speech act of negating
Type of:
declaration
a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)

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