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positive

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2 having or showing a mind free from doubt
  • I'm positive that this is the right direction.
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sure, certain, positive, cocksure mean having no doubt or uncertainty. sure usually stresses the subjective or intuitive feeling of assurance.
    • felt sure that I had forgotten something
certain may apply to a basing of a conclusion or conviction on definite grounds or indubitable evidence.
    • police are certain about the cause of the fire
positive intensifies sureness or certainty and may imply opinionated conviction or forceful expression of it.
    • I'm positive that's the person I saw
cocksure implies presumptuous or careless positiveness.
    • you're always so cocksure about everything

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