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

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin