Synonyms and Antonyms of conviction
1 a state of mind in which one is free from doubt <spoke with conviction about her political beliefs> Synonyms assurance, assuredness, certainty, certitude, cocksureness, confidence, doubtlessness, face, positiveness, satisfaction, sureness, suretyRelated Words authoritarianism, dogmatism; decisiveness, determination, firmness, purposefulness, resoluteness, resolution, resolveNear Antonyms hesitancy, hesitation, indecisiveness, irresolution; disbelief, incredulity, unbelief; anxiety, concern, misgiving; distrust, mistrust, suspicionAntonyms doubt, incertitude, nonconfidence, uncertainty
2 an idea that is believed to be true or valid without positive knowledge <held deep convictions about life after death> Synonyms belief, opinion, eye, feeling, judgment (or judgement), mind, notion, persuasion, sentiment, verdict, viewRelated Words say; impression, perception, take; attitude; assumption, presumption, presupposition; conclusion, decision, determination; deliverance, esteem, estimate, estimation; credence, credit, faith; concept, conception, idea, thought; position, stance, stand; comment, obiter dictum, observation, reflection, remark; conjecture, guess, hunch, hypothesis, surmise, theory; advice, input, recommendation, suggestion; angle, outlook, perspective, shoes, slant, standpoint, viewpoint; counterviewNear Antonyms fact, truth
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