Associations to the word «Assertion»

Wiktionary

ASSERTION, noun. The act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.
ASSERTION, noun. Maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives.
ASSERTION, noun. (computing) A statement in a program asserting a condition expected to be true at a particular point, used in debugging.

Dictionary definition

ASSERTION, noun. A declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary).
ASSERTION, noun. The act of affirming or asserting or stating something.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy