confirmed

[ kuhn-furmd ]
/ kənˈfɜrmd /

adjective

made certain as to truth, accuracy, validity, availability, etc.: confirmed reports of new fighting at the front; confirmed reservations on the three o'clock flight to Denver.
settled; ratified.
firmly established in a habit or condition; inveterate: a confirmed bachelor.
given additional determination; made resolute.
having received the religious rite of confirmation.

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Origin of confirmed

First recorded in 1350–1400, confirmed is from the Middle English word confermyd.See confirm, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM confirmed

con·firm·ed·ly [kuhn-fuhr-mid-lee], /kənˈfʌr mɪd li/, adverbcon·firm·ed·ness [kuhn-fur-mid-nis, -furmd-], /kənˈfɜr mɪd nɪs, -ˈfɜrmd-/, nounun·con·firmed, adjectivewell-con·firmed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for confirmed

confirmed
/ (kənˈfɜːmd) /

adjective

(prenominal) long-established in a habit, way of life, etca confirmed bachelor
having received the rite of confirmation
(of a disease) another word for chronic

Derived forms of confirmed

confirmedly (kənˈfɜːmɪdlɪ), adverbconfirmedness (kənˈfɜːmɪdnɪs, -ˈfɜːmd-), noun
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