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English noun: sureness

1. sureness (cognition) freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities


SamplesHis assurance in his superiority did not make him popular.
After that failure he lost his confidence.
She spoke with authority.


Synonymsassurance, authority, confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence


Broader (hypernym)certainty


Attributecertain, incertain, sure, uncertain, unsure

2. sureness (attribute) the quality of being steady and unfailing


SamplesSureness of hand.


Broader (hypernym)firmness, steadiness









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