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certitude (SUR ti tood" SUR ti tyood") (s) (noun), certitudes (pl)
1. The feeling of conviction about something; especially, an opinion or religious faith: Because Greg’s certitude that war is so very wrong, he has decided never to join any military group.
2. Something that is certain to happen or about which someone can feel very convinced is accurate: The certitude that Nancy’s father would be there to pick her up after school gave her a sense of safety and confidence which she needed for the exams that day.
3. Etymology: from Latin certitudo, "that which is certain" from certus, "certain" + -tude, "quality, condition of".
This entry is located in the following units: cern-, cert-, cer-; cret-, creet-, cre- (page 1) -tude (page 1)