noun, plural cer·tain·ties.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH certaintycertainty , certitude
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Conspiratorial by nature, he has for years spread the disproven allegation that vaccines cause autism with his usual blind certainty.
There are simply too many factors for anyone to offer certainty.Four questions to ask before going back to the office|Lila MacLellan|August 9, 2020|Quartz
Although we noted that a 60-game season wouldn’t offer much less certainty than a 162-game campaign usually does, it’s also true that a sample of 60 games can be unrepresentative of how good a team actually is.Bad Teams May Be Posing As Good Teams In A 60-Game Baseball Season|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|August 7, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
When your opponent played rock or paper with equal probability, you knew with certainty they wouldn’t play scissors, and that meant if you played paper you couldn’t lose.
Every year seemed to produce another front in the battle against the purveyors of old certainties, a new frontier on which to show that difference was nothing to be afraid of.Gender Is What You Make of It - Issue 88: Love & Sex|Charles King|August 5, 2020|Nautilus
Kundera sees fiction as a realm of many partial truths, its only certainty “the wisdom of uncertainty.”
If the certainty of the wisdom of uncertainty is itself uncertain, the force of the definition crumbles by logical standards.
The great danger to the economy is no longer uncertainty, but certainty.
I tell you with certainty that the Israelis care about the Palestinians far more than the Hamas or Fatah leadership does.
And the Christian voter—the certainty they have is that God is God of All.
He felt a certainty that even the few dollars he had honestly earned would now be stopped.The Happy End|Joseph Hergesheimer
That I believe to be the truth of the matter, so far as it may be ascertained, and the certainty of it grows apace.Defense of the Faith and the Saints (Volume 1 of 2)|B. H. Roberts
The migrant woodpecker whose cheery cackle assures us of the certainty of spring is rich in names that well befit him.In New England Fields and Woods|Rowland E. Robinson
"I would rather give more for a certainty, if I made only a small profit on it," he said, looking at his brother.Eve and David|Honore de Balzac
Dear Sir,—I have delayed writing till I could write with certainty on the point we had under discussion when we last parted.The Life of Albert Gallatin|Henry Adams