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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun affirmation:

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Comparison of usage frequency between the noun affirmation and its most common antonym:

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Definition of the noun affirmation

What does affirmation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: affirmations

  1. a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
  2. the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
  3. (religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds)
  4. a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand

Alternative definition of the noun affirmation

noun

  1. A declaration that something is true; an oath.
  2. A form of self-forced meditation or repetition; autosuggestion.

Specialised definition of the noun affirmation

Glossary of justice

a non-religious alternative to the oath sworn by someone about to give evidence in court or swearing a statement

Group

Affirmation is a musical group.

  • album: "Lost Angeles"

Business

Affirmation is a record label.

Music

  1. "Affirmation" is the second and final studio album by Australian pop duo Savage Garden. The album was released on 9 November 1999.
  2. "Affirmation" is a song by Savage Garden, released as the fourth single from their second studio album of the same name.
  3. "Affirmation": 'Affirmation' is the title of the fourth album from Beverley Knight, released in 2004 by Parlophone records.
  4. "Affirmation" is a composition.
  5. "Affirmation" is a composition.
  6. "Affirmation" is a musical album of Solu Music.

Writings

"Affirmation" is a book by Haris Vlavianos.

  • also known as "Affirmation: selected poems, 1986-2006"

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Affirmation

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Google previewWelcome to the State of Joy (2007)

by Jim Johnson

An affirmation is a statement of truth. So. . .we make a statement of truth and that statement of truth is a prayer, because what goes out of our mouth... comes back to us filled. That is in Isaiah. What we send forth from our mouth. . .does not come ...

Google previewPersonal Development 40 Best Articles (2007)

by Jerry Lopper

Positive Affirmations and Goals: An affirmation is a statement of declaration, a reinforcement or affirming ofa strong belief. Regular...

Google previewThe Dynamics of Spiritual Gifts (2010)

by William J. McRae

Positive affirmation is a Christian grace. Be helpful in evaluating. Constructive criticism must always be given in love, with humility, in privacy, at a previously arranged and appropriate time. Suggest alternatives. Be as honest with each other as ...

Google previewMaking a Living Without a Job, revised edition (2010)

Winning Ways for Creating Work That You Love by Barbara Winter

Start by feeding yourself a positive affirmation. An affirmation is a strong. positive statement you can use to enhance feelings about yourself. make changes in your life. or reinforce your self-esteein. Using affirmations is both a discipline and an ...

Google previewDelphi Complete Works of Aristotle (Illustrated) (2013)

by Aristotle

Affirmation is the enunciation of something concerning something, but negation is the enunciation of something from something. Since, however, a man may enunciate what is inherent as though it were not, and what is not as though it were; ...

Google previewThe New Spelling Dictionary ... Revised, Corrected, and Enlarged Throughout. To which is Now Added, a Catalogue of Words of Similar Sounds, But of Different Spellings and Significations. By the Rev. W. Crakelt (1784)

by John ENTICK, William CRAKELT

An Affirmation is that part of speech that betokeneth how or in what manner one perfon or thing is aćled upon or affected by another; or, it is a word u fed, when we affirm one thing of another; as, man is a rational creature; together with the ...

Google previewEntick's New Spelling Dictionary (1791)

Teaching to Write and Pronounce the English Tongue with Ease and Propriety, in Wich Each Word is Accented According to Its Just and Natural Pronunciation ... with a List of Proper Names of Men and Women ..., Towich is Prefixed a Gammatical Introduction to the English Tongue by John Entick, William Crakelt

An Affirmation is that part of speech that be tokeneth how or in what manner one person or thing is acted upon or affected by another; or it is a word used when we affiini one thing of another, as, man is a rational creature ; together With the ...

Google previewEntickts New Spelling Dictionary, Teaching to Write and Pronounce the English Tongue ... a New Ed. ... By William Crakelt (1786)

An Affirmation is that part of speech that betokeneth how or in what manner bne perfon or thing is acted upon or affećted by another; or it is a word used when we affirm one thing of another, as, man is a rational creature ; together with the ...

Google previewEntick's New spelling dictionary, teaching to write and pronounce the English tongue ... To which is prefixed, A grammatical introduction to the English tongue. A new edition. Revised, corrected, and enlarged. To which is added, A catalogue of words of similar sounds, but of different spellings ... By William Crakelt (1788)

by John ENTICK, William CRAKELT

An Affirmation is that part of speech that betokeneth how or in what manner one person or thing is acted upon or affected by...

Neither does the affirmation only express the simple existence of things, as, jobn it, or Yobn existr; but it shows the ...

Google previewThe New Spelling Dictionary, Teaching to Write and Pronounce the English Tongue ... To which is Prefixed, a Grammatical Introduction ... A New Edition. Revised, Corrected, and Enlarged Throughout. To which is ... Added, A Catalogue of Words of Similar Sounds ... By William Crakelt (1787)

by John ENTICK

An Affirmation is that part osfpeech that betokeneth how or in what manner one person or thing is acted upon or affected by another; or it is a word used when we affirm one thing of ...

Google previewNew Age Encyclopedia (2003)

A Mind, Body, Spirit Reference Guide by Belinda Whitworth

Finding the right affirmation may take time but you will know when you do because you will feel a sense of relief. One way to find it is to identify what is bothering you and then turn that on its head. For example, if worry or fear is your problem, ...

Google previewThe Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary (2015)

Quick Reference by Stephen Michael Sheppard

AFFIRM OR AFF'd See: AFFIRMATION AFFIRMATION AS JUDICIAL CONFIRMATION (AFFIRM OR AFF'd ). AFFIRMANCE AFFIRMANCE OF OBLIGATION (AFFIRM THE CONTRACT) Ratification ...

Google previewThe New Spelling Dictionary, Teaching to Write and Pronounce the English Tongue with Ease and Propriety ... (1783)

by John Entick

An Affirmation is that part of speech that betokeneth how or in what mannel, one person or thing is acted upon or affe&ted by another; or, it is a word use when we affirm one thing of another; as, man is a rational creature; togethe with the ...

Google previewCultural Encyclopedia of the Breast (2014)

by Merril D. Smith

GENDER AFFIRMATION SURGERY Gender affirmation surgery is also called gender alignment surgery or gender-confirm- ing surgery.Terms such as sex reassignment surgery and gender reassignment surgery are increasingly considered ...

Google previewThe New Spelling Dictionary ... To which is Prefixed, a Grammatical Introduction to the English Tongue ... A New Edition. Carefully Revised and Corrected. To which is Now First Added, a Catalogue of Words of Similar Sound, But of Different Spellings and Significations (1783)

by John ENTICK

a An Affirmation is that part of speech that betokeneth how or in what manner one person or thing is ačied upon or affected by another; or, it is a word used, when we affirm one thing of another; as, man is ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Literature in English (2001)

by M K Bhatnagar

The affirmation of negation by way of denegation subverts the dialectical affirmation of negation by way of the negation of negation". Taylor is of the view that Derrida's deconstruction is a derivative of the Hebraic theological tradition and so to ...

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Humore is an affirmation of man's dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him. (Romain Cary)
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Scrabble value of A1F4F4I1R1M3A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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