The act of asseverating or what is asseverated good affirmation or assertion solemn declaration
- a declaration that is made emphatically (just as if no supporting proof were needed)
- The work of asseverating, or whatever is asseverated; positive affirmation or assertion; solemn declaration.
n affirmation ; a confident assertion; a solemn declaration. This word Is seldom, if ever, employed for a declaration made under oath, but denotes a declaration associated with solemnity or an appeal to conscience.
1550s, from Latin asseverationem (nominative asseveratio) "vehement assertion, protestation," noun of activity from previous participle stem of asseverare (see asseverate).
(n.) The work of asseverating, or that which is asseverated; good affirmation or assertion; solemn declaration.