Assertion

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Definition

an assertion: a statement, a claim, an allegation, a declaration, an insistence, an affirmation
noun
Your assertion of innocence is unconvincing. We have video footage of you committing the crime, so I don't know how you can claim innocence.

Examples

  • "For example, his repeated assertions concerning the absence of monkeys in his laboratory were quite unexpected."

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