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.

Short Example Sentences for Conviction

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

How to use Conviction in Sentences?

  • 1. A suspected murderer is now tried through all the courts before his conviction can be determined. 🔊
  • 2. But perhaps this conviction on both sides served to make the barrier between them stronger. 🔊
  • 3. Not one of them dissented from his statement; he had voiced the joint conviction of them all. 🔊
  • 4. They require the same adherence, thorough conviction and reality in public men. 🔊
  • 5. The moment the idea popped into my brain, it brought conviction and comfort with it. 🔊
  • 6. She had a strange, unemotional conviction that the house was particularly convenient for a crime. 🔊
  • 7. Ben Jolly spoke the words with a grim conviction that had its effect upon his friends. 🔊
  • 8. He could only shake his head and repeat his conviction that niggers were the curse of the South. 🔊
  • 9. No one, it is well known, felt this conviction more deeply than Newton himself. 🔊
  • 10. The chief of the Irish Directory felt the humbling conviction that he was not fit for his post. 🔊
  • 11. My conviction is that the mood in which the continuation of his story would appear sympathetic is very rare. 🔊
  • 12. The conviction helped him to settle more luxuriously into the depths of his couch and to relish the flavor of his cigar. 🔊
  • 13. But when the conviction did force itself upon him their most insistent and insolent barking was powerless to arrest his further attention. 🔊
  • 14. 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. 🔊
  • 15. That had become something like a conviction with him; but to-day he flattered himself that he had made some progress in her graces. 🔊
  • 16. There dawned upon them the conviction that perhaps, after all, the old scheme of life had not been sufficient. 🔊
  • 17. She actually believed that she was grown unlovable, and the conviction that her voice was not worth considering haunted her morbidly. 🔊
  • 18. 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. 🔊
  • 19. 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. 🔊
  • 20. 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. 🔊
  • 21. It is often what a man has within himself, rather than what he actually expresses, that carries greatest conviction to your mind. 🔊
  • 22. He spoke with Irish hyperbole and a burning fervour of conviction which just suited the temper of his hearers. 🔊
  • 23. And that all was due to the strange money of Fulualea was the firm conviction of the elders in the village councils assembled. 🔊
  • 24. 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. 🔊
  • 25. Indeed, everything around us, and everything within us, brings home the conviction of the littleness of man. 🔊
  • 26. 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. 🔊