asseveration

Definitions of asseveration
  1. noun
    a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
    synonyms: assertion, averment
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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
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    declaration
    a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
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