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assurance

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1 a state of mind in which one is free from doubt

  • I can state with complete assurance that no harm will ever come to you
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confidence, assurance, self-possession, aplomb mean a state of mind or a manner marked by easy coolness and freedom from uncertainty, diffidence, or embarrassment. confidence stresses faith in oneself and one's powers without any suggestion of conceit or arrogance.
    • the confidence that comes from long experience
assurance carries a stronger implication of certainty and may suggest arrogance or lack of objectivity in assessing one's own powers.
    • handled the cross-examination with complete assurance
self-possession implies an ease or coolness under stress that reflects perfect self-control and command of one's powers.
    • answered the insolent question with complete self-possession
aplomb implies a manifest self-possession in trying or challenging situations.
    • handled the reporters with great aplomb


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