Definitions of assertion

  1. a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The act of declaring positively; that which is affirmed; a positive declaration without proof; an unsupported statement. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. The act of asserting; a declaration. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. The act of asserting; a positive declaration without attempt at proof. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. The act of asserting; an affirmation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for assertion

  1. Look here, Puss, said her father: sometimes you show a bravery of assertion that ought to be put to the test. – Patty's Success by Carolyn Wells
  2. With that pretty assertion of her opinion, she left us. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins