- The definition of certitude means absolute confidence in something or an unquestioning belief in something.
People who are very religious express certitude about their faith.
- a feeling of absolute sureness or conviction
- sureness; inevitability
Origin: Old French ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin certitudo ; from Classical Latin certus, certain
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- The state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence.
- Sureness of occurrence or result; inevitability.
- Something that is assured or unfailing: “eager to swap the hazards of American freedom for the gray certitudes of Soviet life” (Time). See Synonyms at certainty.
Origin: Middle English, from Late Latin certitūdō, from Latin certus, certain; see certain.