certitude

 /ˈs3ːtɪtjuːd/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
cer•ti•tude /ˈsɝtɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]

    freedom from doubt, esp. in matters of faith or opinion;
    certainty.
See -cert-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
cer•ti•tude  (sûrti to̅o̅d′, -tyo̅o̅d′), 
n. 

    freedom from doubt, esp. in matters of faith or opinion;
    certainty.
Etymology:
  • Late Latin certitūdō, equivalent. to Latin certi- (combining form of certus sure; see certain) + -tūdō -tude
  • late Middle English 1375–1425
assurance, conviction, belief.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

certitude /ˈsɜːtɪˌtjuːd/ n
  1. confidence; certainty
Etymology: 15th Century: from Church Latin certitūdō, from Latin certus certain



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