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assertion

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of assertion

  1. 1 a solemn and often public declaration of the truth or existence of something the assertion that all men have certain unalienable rights is set forth in the Declaration of Independence Synonyms of assertion affirmation, protestation, asseveration, avouchment, avowal, claim, declaration, insistence, professionWords Related to assertion allegation; announcement, proclamation, pronouncement; argument, justification, rationalization, reason; confirmation, reaffirmation, reconfirmation, vindicationNear Antonyms of assertion disclaimer; challenge, dispute, question; confutation, disproof, rebuttal, refutation; contradiction, denial, negationAntonyms of assertion disavowal

  2. 2 an idea or opinion that is put forth in a discussion or debate made the unlikely assertion that gravity affects light Synonyms of assertion argument, contention, thesisWords Related to assertion conjecture, guess, hunch, hypothesis, speculation, surmise, theory; proposal, proposition; assumption, presupposition, supposition; position, stand; case, explanation, rationale, reason



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