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Founders described needing conviction in their decisions and preserving carved out time for their own information processing.Startup founders must overcome information overload|Walter Thompson|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
In such a counterfactual scenario, we would have moral grounds for cruelty, which runs counter to our deepest moral convictions.The Universe Knows Right from Wrong - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Philip Goff|September 9, 2020|Nautilus
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice have already levied cases against possible fraudsters, and as of a June 9 report, nearly 100 cases had been initiated since the program’s rollout, some already leading to convictions.JPMorgan flags potentially ‘illegal’ actions of employees and PPP loan recipients|Anne Sraders|September 8, 2020|Fortune
I spent a couple of hours yesterday in off-the-record conversations with members of Fortune’s CEO Initiative, which reinforced my conviction that critics from both sides miss the mark.CEOs aren’t promoting stakeholder capitalism for the publicity|Alan Murray|September 1, 2020|Fortune
This conviction usually lasts about 24 hours until, after another night of horrible sleep, the idea of running eight miles before breakfast is about as appealing as lighting myself on fire.
They are to face oppression with humble persistence and absolute conviction.
In January, an appeal hearing will determine whether he qualifies for post-conviction relief.The Deal With Serial’s Jay? He’s Pissed Off, Mucks Up Our Timeline|Emily Shire|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still, his conviction will restart a House Ethics Committee investigation into his actions.
Vasquez, who has borderline ID, was exonerated in 1989, four years after his conviction.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He acknowledged the theories but his voice lacked conviction.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her eyes, for a moment, fixed themselves with a horrid conviction of a wide and nameless treachery.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The only thing that at all tended to shake this conviction, was the extraordinary poltroonery of our new captive.
It was their firm conviction that the system under which we live was, in its broad outline, a system of even justice.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
To-day he seemed to speak the words with a conviction that was not usual, with some curious under-meaning.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Natives join them from various motives, for it would be venturesome to assert that they are all moved by religious conviction.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
British Dictionary definitions for conviction
Derived forms of convictionconvictional, adjective
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see courage of one's convictions.