Origin of confirmation
Examples from the Web for confirmation
Contemporary Examples of confirmation
But confirmation of that time frame has also been hard to come by.Is This Alexander the Great’s Tomb—or His Wife’s?
December 12, 2014
The news is being taken as confirmation that Kate is fully recovered from her pregnancy sickness.Why Prince George Won't Be Coming To NY and DC With Will And Kate
November 17, 2014
I would have been delighted to shock any confirmation hearing with explicit and shocking stories.Gay Activist David Mixner: I Mercy Killed 8 People
October 29, 2014
Murthy had his Senate confirmation hearings in February, but since then?Where the Hell Is the Surgeon General?
Roland S. Martin
October 9, 2014
I had decided not to receive my Confirmation, and had guilt dreams about it but, deep down, felt my decision was the right one.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More
September 29, 2014
Historical Examples of confirmation
But what is to guide the child before its first confirmation?A Treatise on Parents and Children
George Bernard Shaw
For the cross, if you wish to define it, is the confirmation of victory.The Non-Christian Cross
John Denham Parsons
Instances are occurring every day in confirmation of what I here advance.
I could cite many instances in confirmation of what I here advance.
From Maltravers himself he heard the confirmation of the news.Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete
c.1300, confyrmacyoun, the Church rite, from Old French confirmacion (13c.) "strengthening, confirmation; proof; ratification," from Latin confirmationem (nominative confirmatio) "a securing, establishing; an assurance, encouragement," noun of action from confirmare (see confirm). As a legal action, "verification, proof," from late 14c.; as "action of making sure," from late 15c.