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1. certainty

noun. ['ˈsɝːtənti'] the state of being certain.

Synonyms

  • certitude
  • unsure
  • sureness
  • trust
  • reliance
  • uncertain
  • incertain
  • certain
  • state of mind
  • assurance
  • authority
  • self-assurance
  • overconfidence
  • cognitive state
  • sure
  • self-confidence
  • confidence

Antonyms

  • uncertain
  • sure
  • unsure
  • uncertainty

Etymology

  • certeynte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • certeinte (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Certainty

  • amante
  • amarante
  • ante
  • anti
  • aplenty
  • aponte
  • appointee
  • arcosanti
  • assante
  • auntie
  • auntie
  • avanti
  • badalamenti
  • barsanti
  • belafonte
  • bellante
  • belmonte
  • benanty
  • benavente
  • biamonte

How do you pronounce certainty?

Pronounce certainty as ˈsərtənti.

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How do you spell certainty? Is it certainity ?

A common misspelling of certainty is certainity

Sentences with certainty


1. Noun, singular or mass
That makes it impossible to state with any certainty the number of operatives who work for SAD.

Quotes about certainty


1. We often call a certainty a hope, to bring it luck.
- Elizabeth Bibesco

2. Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
- Vaclav Havel

3. Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
- Vaclav Havel

2. certainty

noun. ['ˈsɝːtənti'] something that is certain.

Synonyms

  • predictability
  • ineluctability
  • unquestionability
  • slam dunk
  • uncertain
  • indubitability
  • cert
  • unavoidability
  • unquestionableness
  • inevitability
  • certain
  • sure thing
  • quality
  • moral certainty
  • inevitableness
  • foregone conclusion
  • indisputability

Antonyms

  • certain
  • uncertain
  • uncertainty
  • confident

Etymology

  • certeynte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • certeinte (Anglo-Norman)
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