- the act of asseverating.
- an emphatic assertion.
Origin of asseveration
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Examples from the Web for asseveration
Francois I. used for asseveration, On the word of a gentleman.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama
E. Cobham Brewer
It has not occurred to her that his words are a question rather than an asseveration.April's Lady
Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
We cannot say if absolute faith is to be put in this asseveration; but it is possible.The Town
With all his asseveration he does nothing to convince us that he was ever at Windsor, or that, if so, he was glad to be there.Windsor Castle
No better confirmation could be had of the fact, than the patient's own asseveration.
Word Origin and History for asseveration
1550s, from Latin asseverationem (nominative asseveratio) "vehement assertion, protestation," noun of action from past participle stem of asseverare (see asseverate).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper