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English noun: conviction

1. conviction (cognition) an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence


Synonymsarticle of faith, strong belief


Broader (hypernym)belief


Narrower (hyponym)amateurism

2. conviction (act) (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed


SamplesThe conviction came as no surprise.


Synonymscondemnation, judgment of conviction, sentence


Broader (hypernym)final decision, final judgment


Narrower (hyponym)murder conviction, rape conviction, robbery conviction


Domain categorycriminal law


Antonymsacquittal









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