Adjectives for Certainty | Words to describe Certainty


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  • 1. I know to a moral certainty that Mr. Crewe will eventually lead Miss Pomfret away from the altar. 🔊
  • 2. To desiccate him in my laboratory with the quasi certainty of resuscitating him after the restoration of peace. 🔊
  • 3. But they lack the systematic understanding which operates with conscious and predetermined certainty. 🔊
  • 4. As the absolute certainty of Confederate defeat gradually dawned upon them, they became almost desperate. 🔊
  • 5. Von Klausen smiled in ridicule or in disregard of such a suggestion; but the intense certainty of her tone had brought him to pause. 🔊
  • 6. Maggie had decided that her air of cool, indifferent certainty was the best manner to use in this situation with Barney. 🔊
  • 7. Like them, she had great faith in prayer, and employed it in all ordinary exigencies, but not in cases where a dead certainty of result was urgent. 🔊
  • 8. If by this means the civil marriage can be brought about, Guglielmi will have clinched a doubtful act into a legal certainty. 🔊
  • 9. My hopes and fears had rapidly fluctuated; but, respecting this young man, had now subsided into calm and propitious certainty. 🔊
  • 10. I can only speak with absolute certainty as to the result, and I must add that the banquet was thoroughly successful. 🔊
  • 11. When any one in my employ takes advantage of my confidence, he must also, and with absolute certainty, take the consequences. 🔊
  • 12. Hence, there may be some little certainty, some little stability in the moral world, without supposing all things therein to be necessitated. 🔊
  • 13. The beginnings of most religions are wrapt in obscurity; but the rise of Islam is known to us with perfect certainty and in considerable detail. 🔊
  • 14. Nothing can be more strictly useful to all real students than the absolute certainty of obtaining at once any book that can be found in the catalogue. 🔊
  • 15. At the very time this constitution was established, its Divine Author foresaw with perfect absolute certainty what would be the issue. 🔊
  • 16. And now a dissevered head raised high on sword-point by Prince Hasan told the bloody tale with final certainty. 🔊
  • 17. Yet the fact remained that she had come into his arms as though she had heard the call of his heart for her, that their lips had met with all the effortless certainty of fate. 🔊
  • 18. I am afraid to say it now with full certainty, but it seems to me that all their life of this so-called freedom is a continuous self-deception and falsehood. 🔊
  • 19. Consequently, while present taxes on cut-over land are seldom prohibitive, there must be reasonable certainty that excessive increase will not occur. 🔊
  • 20. In spite of Molly's excited certainty that Willitts was the thief, Ferguson was not convinced. 🔊
  • 21. The owner with no peculiar advantages, who can only set the general certainty of a market for second growth against his ability to carry a costly and uncertain investment for an indeterminate time. 🔊
  • 22. She had forgotten the cloudy atmosphere of the house, and being cold, had come, in all her old, imperious certainty of love and warmth, to be let in. 🔊
  • 23. Can it be that the children of men are so deaf to all the warnings given them, so blind to the vast certainty of their punishment, so ardent in seeking temptation, so lacking in holy fire to resist it? 🔊
  • 24. Out of these thousands of voices, not to be differentiated by the human ear, the ewe knows the note of her little one with very remarkable certainty, and the lamb the answering cry of its dam. 🔊
  • 25. The others, the denizens of the dark, were twisted and contorted in agony, and each was drawn with such certainty of prearrangement that the line which formed the arm of one outlined the head of another. 🔊
  • 26. He has learned nothing from the far greater number of them than a full certainty of their shallowness, levity, pride, petulance, presumption, and ignorance. 🔊
  • 27. It is the winged lightning; and as it flashes along the wires stretched from city to city, and across continents, carries with unerring certainty every word committed to its charge. 🔊
  • 28. Without an apparent effort the companies became regiments, the regiments quietly, but with swift certainty, swung into their places in the brigade, and the brigades massed up noiselessly into divisions and corps. 🔊
  • 29. She walked quietly into the entry, and Josiah laid his old hands together in the rapturous certainty that she was going to open the door, and send her anger forth. 🔊
  • 30. Where prevalence of fire, difficulty of handling it, etc., make the cost per acre comparatively high, there is equivalent certainty of greater loss if this sum is not spent. 🔊
  • 31. The only relation the self-contradictory principles have to one another is in the abstract certainty of self; and for this infinitude of subjectivity the universal will, good, right, and duty, no more exist than not. 🔊
  • 32. If ever there was a future event which might be predicted with absolute certainty, it was that Major Cavagnari and his companions would perish precisely as they have done. 🔊
  • 33. How does every fact in the history of the bee, when properly investigated, point with unerring certainty to the power, wisdom and goodness, of Him who made it! 🔊
  • 34. Accordingly I can predict, with tolerable certainty, that Franz when he appears on the stage, will not play the part which he has played with the reader. 🔊
  • 35. The only certainty of life is its uncertainty--its unstable tenure, its inevitable end. 🔊
  • 36. There was one other certainty: It was impossible for any agency short of sheer fairyland magic to have produced overnight a room that displayed its long-term occupancy by a not-too-immaculate character. 🔊
  • 37. Then as suddenly came over me the miserable certainty that I was helpless, and that anything I did would be but labour lost, and injure no one but myself. 🔊
  • 38. The fort was sound asleep, secure in an eternal certainty that the domain which it guarded would never be overrun by American settlers as California and Oregon had been. 🔊
  • 39. Marshall could kill you without the slightest risk to himself, and I flatter myself that if I chose to do so, I could kill him with the same certainty. 🔊
  • 40. That, indeed, was the argument on which Hindenburg and his fellow-strategists based the "safety" of inaugurating unrestricted submarine warfare and the moral certainty of war with the United States as a result. 🔊
  • 41. How often has it been repeated that the scientific certainty of the hypothesis of descent is not grounded in this or that isolated experiment, but in the collective sum of biological phenomena; in the causal nexus of evolution. 🔊

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