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Synonyms and Antonyms of asseveration

  1. a solemn and often public declaration of the truth or existence of something <despite the reporter's asseverations about journalistic integrity, there is little doubt that he is guilty of fabricating a number of details in his stories> Synonyms affirmation, assertion, protestation, avouchment, avowal, claim, declaration, insistence, professionRelated Words allegation; announcement, proclamation, pronouncement; argument, justification, rationalization, reason; confirmation, reaffirmation, reconfirmation, vindicationNear Antonyms disclaimer; challenge, dispute, question; confutation, disproof, rebuttal, refutation; contradiction, denial, negationAntonyms disavowal

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