Definitions of certainty
  1. noun
    the state of being certain
    “his certainty reassured the others”
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    doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, uncertainty
    the state of being unsure of something
    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
  2. noun
    something that is certain
    “his victory is a certainty
    synonyms: foregone conclusion, sure thing
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    precariousness, uncertainness, uncertainty
    being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
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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
    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
    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
    the quality of being granted as a supposition; of being acknowledged or assumed
    type of:
    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
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