Associations to the word «Affirmation»


AFFIRMATION, noun. That which is affirmed; a declaration that something is true.
AFFIRMATION, noun. A form of self-forced meditation or repetition; autosuggestion.

Dictionary definition

AFFIRMATION, noun. A statement asserting the existence or the truth of something.
AFFIRMATION, noun. The act of affirming or asserting or stating something.
AFFIRMATION, noun. (religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds).
AFFIRMATION, noun. A judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche