Assertion Definition

ə-sûrshən
assertions
noun
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The act of asserting.
Webster's New World
Something declared or stated positively, often with no support or attempt at proof.
American Heritage
Something asserted; positive statement; declaration.
Webster's New World
The definition of an assertion is an allegation or proclamation of something, often as the result of opinion as opposed to fact.
An example of someone making an assertion is a person who stands up boldly in a meeting with a point in opposition to the presenter, despite having valid evidence to support his statement.
An example of an assertion was that of ancient scientists that stated the world was flat.
YourDictionary

The act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.

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Other Word Forms of Assertion

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Singular:
assertion
Plural:
assertions

Origin of Assertion

  • Middle French assertion, from Latin assertio

    From Wiktionary

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