HyperDic: certainty

English > 2 senses of the word certainty:
NOUNcognitioncertaintythe state of being certain
attributecertainty, sure thing, foregone conclusionsomething that is certain
certainty > pronunciation
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English > certainty: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe state of being certain.
Example"his certainty reassured the others"
Attributescertain, sureHaving or feeling no doubt or uncertainty
uncertain, unsure, incertainlacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
Narrowerassurance, self-assurance, confidence, self-confidence, authority, surenessfreedom from doubt
certitude, cocksureness, overconfidenceTotal certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant
reliance, trustcertainty based on past experience
Broadercognitive state, state of mindThe state of a person's cognitive processes
Oppositedoubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousnessThe state of being unsure of something
Spanishcerteza, seguridad
Catalancertesa, seguretat
English > certainty: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningSomething that is certain.
Example"his victory is a certainty"
Synonymssure thing, foregone conclusion
AttributescertainEstablished beyond doubt or question
uncertainnot established beyond doubt
NarrowercertAn absolute certainty
indisputability, indubitability, unquestionability, unquestionablenessThe quality of being beyond question or dispute or doubt
ineluctability, unavoidabilityThe quality of being impossible to avoid or evade
inevitability, inevitablenessThe quality of being unavoidable
moral certaintycertainty based on an inner conviction
predictabilityThe quality of being predictable
slam dunkSomething that is a sure to occur
suretySomething clearly established
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositeuncertainty, uncertainness, precariousnessunsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance

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