certitude


cer·ti·tude

noun \ˈsər-tə-ˌtüd also -ˌtyüd\

: the state of being or feeling certain : freedom from doubt

Full Definition of CERTITUDE

1
:  the state of being or feeling certain
2
:  certainty of act or event

Examples of CERTITUDE

  1. <believes with certitude that he is the best candidate for the job>

Origin of CERTITUDE

Middle English, from Late Latin certitudo, from Latin certus
First Known Use: 15th century

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