Examples of certitude in a Sentence
believes with certitude that he is the best candidate for the job
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In his scholarly certitude, Mr. Brzezinski sometimes showed a tendency to believe that any disagreement between theory and reality indicated some fault on the part of reality.
The news conference was held without Justice Department approval, strayed from standard protocol and led to criticism of Comey’s moral certitude and go-it-alone inclinations.
So the question is: Why do some men make rash decisions with unwavering certitude?
Instead of providing some kind of certitude—about reality, about politics, about our individual and collective fates—
At 55, with shoulder-length curls and a ready, mirthful, laugh, Lisa Schwarz radiates a certitude that can’t be learned from textbooks.
In the meantime, viewers can certainly look forward to politically-minded TV shows like Scandal, Veep, and more, all of which are sure to pay lip service to this continually unraveling era of ignorance and certitude.
Somehow, though, Trump’s regal certitude did not put the matter to rest.
Nonetheless, as the accompanying video shows, the pendulum in some jurisdictions is swinging away from hard-nosed book-’em certitudes toward softer let’s-try-to-reason-with-’em approaches.
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Origin and Etymology of certitude
Middle English, from Late Latin certitudo, from Latin certus
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of certitude
CERTITUDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of certitude for English Language Learners
: the state of being or feeling certain : freedom from doubt
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