certitude certitude  /ˈsɜr tə ˌtud/


  • (n) total certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant



  1. There will be theories and reasons stated with the certitude that critics can always put on paper.
  2. The millions who have migrated to America are for sure second class citizens, but in America, beneficence and certitude await most of them.
  3. I'm interested in hearing every side to an issue, but it's strange when somebody seems to be working from a position of certitude.


  • Report: Tim Tebow Will ‘Study a Great Deal at Tight End’ in Patriots Camp

    If Monday’s reports prove accurate, the Tim Tebow circus is about to begin in Foxboro. But unlike Tebow’s highly publicized competition with Mark Sanchez in Jets camp last summer, it is an undeniable certitude that Tebow will not be the starter under center for the Patriots this season. In fact, he may not be playing […]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New England Sports Network


  1. McClellan calls Vice President Dick Cheney "the magic man" who "always seemed to get his way" and sometimes "simply could not contain his deep-seated certitude, even arrogance, to the detriment of the president."
    on May 28, 2008 By: Scott McClellan Source: Forbes

  2. "With their usual certitude they told us that all was lost, that there was no hope for this candidate who said he would rather lose an election than see his country lose a war," Ms Palin said.
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: ABC Online

  3. "John has the wisdom and he has the certitude. He has the humility and goodness that I am looking for in a presidential candidate," Keating said.
    on May 21, 2007 By: Frank Keating Source: Cushing Daily Citizen

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