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Definition of Conviction

Conviction

  1. The act of convicting; the act of proving, finding, or adjudging, guilty of an offense.
  2. A judgment of condemnation entered by a court having jurisdiction; the act or process of finding guilty, or the state of being found guilty of any crime by a legal tribunal.
  3. The act of convincing of error, or of compelling the admission of a truth; confutation.
  4. The state of being convinced or convicted; strong persuasion or belief; especially, the state of being convicted of sin, or by one's conscience.

Conviction Quotations

We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
Vaclav Havel

Conviction is the conscience of the mind.
Nicolas Chamfort

I started with the firm conviction that when I came to the end, I wanted to be regretting the things that I had done, not the things I hadn't.
Michael Caine

Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
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Conviction Translations

conviction in Dutch is overtuiging
conviction in French is conviction
conviction in Spanish is condena
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