Origin of asseveration
Related formsas·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
Examples from the Web for asseveration
He was threatened with an arrest, but persisted in his asseveration that he would obey the judge's order.
We cannot say if absolute faith is to be put in this asseveration; but it is possible.The Town|Leigh Hunt
It was impossible to persuade him that such an asseveration could be false.
This asseveration of Theseus shews that he thought Ariadne immeasurably credulous.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer
We may also compare the phrase good deed in Winters Tale (i. 2)a species of asseveration, as in very deed.Folk-lore of Shakespeare|Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer