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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Conviction(0.00950 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Conviction.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or
evidence [syn: strong belief, article of faith]
2: (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case
and the punishment that is imposed; “the conviction came
as no surprise” [syn: judgment of conviction, condemnation,
sentence] [ant: acquittal]
English → English (gcide)
Conviction \Con*vic"tion\ (k[o^]n*v[i^]k"sh[u^]n), n. [L.
convictio proof: cf. F. conviction conviction (in sense 3 &
4). See Convict, Convince.]
1. The act of convicting; the act of proving, finding, or
adjudging, guilty of an offense.
The greater certainty of conviction and the greater
certainty of punishment. --Hallam.
2. (Law) A judgment of condemnation entered by a court having
jurisdiction; the act or process of finding guilty, or the
state of being found guilty of any crime by a legal
Conviction may accrue two ways. --Blackstone.
3. The act of convincing of error, or of compelling the
admission of a truth; confutation.
For all his tedious talk is but vain boast,
Or subtle shifts conviction to evade. --Milton.
4. The state of being convinced or convicted; strong
persuasion or belief; especially, the state of being
convicted of sin, or by one's conscience.
To call good evil, and evil good, against the
conviction of their own consciences. --Swift.
And did you presently fall under the power of this
Syn: Conviction; persuasion.
Usage: Conviction respects soley matters of belief or faith;
persuasion respects matters of belief or practice.
Conviction respects our most important duties;
persuasion is frequently applied to matters of
indifference. --Crabb. -- Conviction is the result of
the [operation of the] understanding; persuasion, of
the will. Conviction is a necessity of the mind,
persuasion an acquiescence of the inclination. --C. J.
Smith. -- Persuasion often induces men to act in
opposition to their conviction of duty.