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Found 3 items, similar to conviction.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: conviction itikad
English → English (WordNet) Definition: conviction conviction 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) Definition: Conviction 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. [1913 Webster] The greater certainty of conviction and the greater certainty of punishment. --Hallam. [1913 Webster] 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 tribunal. [1913 Webster] Conviction may accrue two ways. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 3. The act of convincing of error, or of compelling the admission of a truth; confutation. [1913 Webster] For all his tedious talk is but vain boast, Or subtle shifts conviction to evade. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] To call good evil, and evil good, against the conviction of their own consciences. --Swift. [1913 Webster] And did you presently fall under the power of this conviction? --Bunyan. 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. [1913 Webster]


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