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asseveration

[ uh-sev-uh-rey-shuhn ]
/ əˌsɛv əˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act of asseverating.
an emphatic assertion.
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Origin of asseveration

First recorded in 1550–60, asseveration is from the Latin word assevērātiōn- (stem of assevērātiō). See asseverate, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM asseveration

as·sev·er·a·tive [uh-sev-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv], /əˈsɛv əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv/, as·sev·er·a·to·ry [uh-sev-er-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /əˈsɛv ər əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectiveas·sev·er·a·tive·ly, adverb
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