Origin of conviction
Examples from the Web for conviction
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
The pre-war records in Albany revealed a conviction the fellow earned at 16 before going off to war.
It would seem that Schettino has little chance to escape a conviction.The Costa Concordia’s Randy Reckless Captain Takes the Stand|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The only justice sought by those folks involved a conviction against Wilson for killing the “gentle giant” teen.Justice Was Served in Ferguson—This Isn’t Jim Crow America|Ron Christie|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As he thought of this he felt almost crushed to the earth by an indomitable bashfulness and conviction of his own unworthiness.The Small House at Allington|Anthony Trollope
Why should they not speed the conviction of him whose intrigues were accessory to this double homicide?Oswald Langdon|Carson Jay Lee
In these debates Lincoln often seemed like one transfigured—carried away by his own eloquence and the force of his conviction.The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln|Francis Fisher Browne
"He'll make him cry," said Mrs. Bindle with conviction, hugging Little Joe closer and increasing the swaying movement.Mrs. Bindle|Hebert Jenkins
In some cases, the heart is no safe monitor; and inclination and conviction become convertible terms.
British Dictionary definitions for conviction
Derived Formsconvictional, adjective
Idioms and Phrases with conviction
see courage of one's convictions.