Meaning of ASSERTION in English

ASSERTION

— assertional , adj.

/euh serr"sheuhn/ , n.

1. a positive statement or declaration, often without support or reason: a mere assertion; an unwarranted assertion.

2. an act of asserting.

[ 1375-1425; late ME assercion assertion- (s. of assertio ). See ASSERT, -ION ]

Syn. 1. claim, contention, allegation.

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