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Definition 1: a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for assertion in the sense of this definition

(assertion is a kind of ...) a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)

(... is a kind of assertion ) an assertion of a right (as to money or property)

"his claim asked for damages"

(... is a kind of assertion ) an assertion that something is true or factual

"his claim that he was innocent" "evidence contradicted the government's claims"

(... is a kind of assertion ) an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence

"the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"

(... is a kind of assertion ) a point asserted as part of an argument

(... is a kind of assertion ) an unsupported dogmatic assertion

(... is a kind of assertion ) a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something

(... is a kind of assertion ) an assertion offering firsthand authentication of a fact

"according to his own testimony he can't do it"

(... is a kind of assertion ) the act of asserting that something alleged is not true

Definition 2: the act of affirming or asserting or stating something - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for assertion in the sense of this definition

(assertion is a kind of ...) the use of language to perform some act

(... is a kind of assertion ) one chap's arbitrary assertion

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