Conviction in a sentence

Definition of Conviction

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

How to use Conviction in a Sentence?

  • A suspected murderer is now tried through all the courts before his conviction can be determined.
  • But perhaps this conviction on both sides served to make the barrier between them stronger.
  • Not one of them dissented from his statement; he had voiced the joint conviction of them all.
  • She had a strange, unemotional conviction that the house was particularly convenient for a crime.
  • They require the same adherence, thorough conviction and reality in public men.
  • The moment the idea popped into my brain, it brought conviction and comfort with it.
  • He could only shake his head and repeat his conviction that niggers were the curse of the South.
  • Ben Jolly spoke the words with a grim conviction that had its effect upon his friends.
  • No one, it is well known, felt this conviction more deeply than Newton himself.
  • The chief of the Irish Directory felt the humbling conviction that he was not fit for his post.
  • My conviction is that the mood in which the continuation of his story would appear sympathetic is very rare.
  • But when the conviction did force itself upon him their most insistent and insolent barking was powerless to arrest his further attention.
  • The conviction helped him to settle more luxuriously into the depths of his couch and to relish the flavor of his cigar.
  • That he was working to get her into his power became more than ever a conviction the minute she looked into what she called that lowering gaze.
  • She actually believed that she was grown unlovable, and the conviction that her voice was not worth considering haunted her morbidly.
  • Even in his doubts and his errors, we have that interest in his struggles which arises from the conviction of his sound heart and his manly nature.
  • There dawned upon them the conviction that perhaps, after all, the old scheme of life had not been sufficient.
  • That had become something like a conviction with him; but to-day he flattered himself that he had made some progress in her graces.
  • Although no voices came to me, yet my heart was penetrated by a conviction so deep and poignant that to doubt would have been impossible.
  • And it cannot be said with any conviction that he is actually trespassing, so long as the ground remains so ill-fenced and vaguely enclosed.
  • It is often what a man has within himself, rather than what he actually expresses, that carries greatest conviction to your mind.
  • He spoke with Irish hyperbole and a burning fervour of conviction which just suited the temper of his hearers.
  • And that all was due to the strange money of Fulualea was the firm conviction of the elders in the village councils assembled.
  • He has made two or three dozen wills, to my certain knowledge, under the firm conviction that he would be in the ground in a week.
  • Indeed, everything around us, and everything within us, brings home the conviction of the littleness of man.
  • I have compared and contrasted her with hundreds of persons, and my conviction remains that hers was the most perfect character I have ever met.
  • Polygamy, this is the firm conviction of Luther, could only be sanctioned if there were a plain command of God to that effect.
  • My conviction forced me to declare that the rector had killed Niels Bruus, but certainly without any premeditation or intention to do so.
  • So our Divine Master never attempted to prove his doctrines, for the perfect conviction of truth disdains the form of a demonstration.
  • No rational being, we admit, could desire such a freedom; could desire to be free, for example, from the conviction that two and two make four.
  • Here we have the two necessary traits in the character of a great people: the love and the habit of civil liberty and religious conviction and independence.

Short Example Sentence for Conviction

  • And yet they no conviction bring.
  • His conviction suddenly extended to her.
  • His certainty carried conviction with it.
  • Longer he looked, and stronger the conviction grew.
  • Stronger, more strong, conviction grows!
  • It was purely a conviction that some change was awaiting me.
  • They fail to carry conviction even when the thought is of superior character.
  • I trow they could not look upon her, or hear her, without conviction of heart.
  • She had a conviction that it would be to Atlantic City, or to Niagara Falls.

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