Associations to the word «Conviction»

Wiktionary

CONVICTION, noun. (countable) A firmly held belief.
CONVICTION, noun. (countable) A judgement of guilt in a court of law.
CONVICTION, noun. (uncountable) The state of being found or proved guilty.
CONVICTION, noun. (uncountable) The state of being convinced.

Dictionary definition

CONVICTION, noun. An unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence.
CONVICTION, noun. (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise".

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal