Thesaurus

certitude

Synonyms and Antonyms of certitude

a state of mind in which one is free from doubt

  • believes with certitude that he is the best candidate for the job
Synonyms of certitude
Words Related to certitude
Near Antonyms of certitude
Antonyms of certitude

Synonym Discussion of certitude

certainty, certitude, conviction mean a state of being free from doubt. certainty and certitude are very close; certainty may stress the existence of objective proof
    • claims that cannot be confirmed with scientific certainty
, while certitude may emphasize a faith in something not needing or not capable of proof.
    • believes with certitude in an afterlife
conviction applies especially to belief strongly held by an individual.
    • holds firm convictions on every issue


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up certitude? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

amusing and light sparring with words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!