HyperDic: conviction

English > 2 senses of the word conviction:
NOUNcognitionconviction, strong belief, article of faithan unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence
actconviction, judgment of conviction, condemnation, sentence(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
conviction > pronunciation
Soundskahnvih'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > conviction: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence.
Synonymsstrong belief, article of faith
NarroweramateurismThe conviction that people should participate in sports as a hobby (for the fun of it) rather than for money
BroaderbeliefAny cognitive content held as true
Spanishcerteza, certidumbre, convencimiento, convicción
Catalancertesa, certitud, convenciment, convicció
English > conviction: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed.
Example"the conviction came as no surprise"
Synonymsjudgment of conviction, condemnation, sentence
Categorycriminal lawThe body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
Narrowermurder convictionconviction for murder
rape convictionconviction for rape
robbery convictionconviction for robbery
Broaderfinal judgment, final decisionA judgment disposing of the case before the court
OppositeacquittalA judgment of not guilty
Spanishcondena, pena, punición, sentencia condenatoria, sentencia
Catalancondemna, frase, sentència condemnatòria, sentència
Verbsconvictfind or declare guilty

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