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English noun: certainty

1. certainty (cognition) the state of being certain

SamplesHis certainty reassured the others.

Broader (hypernym)cognitive state, state of mind

Narrower (hyponym)assurance, authority, certitude, cocksureness, confidence, overconfidence, reliance, self-assurance, self-confidence, sureness, trust

Attributecertain, incertain, sure, uncertain, unsure

Antonymsdoubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, uncertainty

2. certainty (attribute) something that is certain

SamplesHis victory is a certainty.

Synonymsforegone conclusion, sure thing

Broader (hypernym)quality

Narrower (hyponym)cert, indisputability, indubitability, ineluctability, inevitability, inevitableness, moral certainty, predictability, slam dunk, surety, unavoidability, unquestionability, unquestionableness

Attributecertain, uncertain

Antonymsuncertainness, uncertainty, precariousness

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