Definition of asseveration in English:
The solemn or emphatic declaration or statement of something: I fear that you offer only unsupported asseveration the dogmatic outlook marks many of his asseverations
More example sentences
- This astonishing asseveration he bases upon the truism that ‘the productiveness, or utility of the soil is a decisive factor in the determination of its value or its rent.’
- Competitive journalism, like competitive advertising, ends in the asseveration of impossible claims.
- I do not take too seriously Bill's asseverations (as he might say) about retiring from this, that, and the other thing.
Mid 16th century: from Latin asseveratio(n-), from the verb asseverare, from ad- 'to' + severus 'serious'.
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