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1. affirmation

noun. ['ˌæfɝˈmeɪʃən'] a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something.

Synonyms

  • reaffirmation
  • assertion
  • asseveration
  • averment
  • avouchment
  • reassertion
  • affirmative
  • avowal
  • profession

Antonyms

  • con
  • pro
  • augmentation
  • diminution

Etymology

  • afermacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • affirmare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Affirmation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce affirmation?

Pronounce affirmation as ˌæfərˈmeɪʃən.

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Sentences with affirmation


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you value hearing "I love you," your love language may be words of affirmation.

Quotes about affirmation


1. Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.
- Romain Gary

2. You will be a failure, until you impress the subconscious with the conviction you are a success. This is done by making an affirmation which 'clicks.'
- Florence Scovel Shinn

3. Farewell is said by the living, in life, every day. It is said with love and friendship, with the affirmation that the memories are lasting if the flesh is not.
- R.A. Salvatore, The Legacy

2. affirmation

noun. ['ˌæfɝˈmeɪʃən'] the act of affirming or asserting or stating something.

Synonyms

  • statement
  • speech act
  • assertion

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • judgment in rem
  • judgment in personam
  • judiciousness

Etymology

  • afermacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • affirmare (Latin)

3. affirmation

noun. ['ˌæfɝˈmeɪʃən'] a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand.

Synonyms

  • judicial decision
  • judgement

Antonyms

  • unfavorable
  • no
  • nay

Etymology

  • afermacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • affirmare (Latin)

4. affirmation

noun. ['ˌæfɝˈmeɪʃən'] (religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds).

Synonyms

  • dedication
  • profession

Antonyms

  • falsehood
  • truth
  • overstatement

Etymology

  • afermacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • affirmare (Latin)
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