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Definition of Assertion

Assertion

  1. The act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.
  2. Maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives.

Assertion Quotations

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The assertion that 'all men are created equal' was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.
Abraham Lincoln

The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

When liberty is mentioned, we must always be careful to observe whether it is not really the assertion of private interests which is thereby designated.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

An often-repeated assertion in the body of film criticism I have written is the assertion that movies do not just mirror the culture of any given time; they also create it.
bell hooks
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Assertion Translations

assertion in French is affirmation
assertion in Italian is affermazione, spiegazione
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