firmness of belief

firmness of belief
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  • Belief — • That state of the mind by which it assents to propositions, not by reason of their intrinsic evidence, but because of authority Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Belief     Belief …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • certainty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Confidence in being right Nouns 1. certainty, certitude, confidence, sureness, conviction, surety, assurance, faith; dead or moral certainty; positiveness, assuredness; self confidence, reliance, or… …   English dictionary for students

  • certainty — I noun absence of doubt, absolute confidence, absoluteness, assurance, assuredness, authoritativeness, certification, certitude, certus, complete conviction, conclusiveness, confidentness, conviction, corroboration, definiteness, firmness,… …   Law dictionary

  • con|stan|cy — «KON stuhn see», noun, plural cies. 1. firmness in belief or feeling; determination; steadfastness: »We admire the constancy of Columbus in looking for a new route to India. SYNONYM(S): resolution, endurance. 2. faithfulness; loyalty: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …   Universalium

  • Faith — • In the Old Testament, the Hebrew word means essentially steadfastness. As signifying man s attitude towards God it means trustfulness or fiducia Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Faith     Faith …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • England (Before the Reformation) —     England (Before the Reformation)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► England (Before the Reformation)     This term England is here restricted to one constituent, the largest and most populous, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • firm — [[t]fɜ͟ː(r)m[/t]] ♦ firms, firming, firmed, firmer, firmest 1) N COUNT A firm is an organization which sells or produces something or which provides a service which people pay for. The firm s employees were expecting large bonuses. ...a firm of… …   English dictionary

  • base — n Base, basis, foundation, ground, groundwork are comparable when meaning something on which another thing is reared or built or by which it is supported or fixed in place. Base may be applied to the lowest part or bottom of something without… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Strength training — This article is about the basic principles to train muscular strength. For strength training using free weights or weight machines, see weight training. The lat. pulldown, which strengthens the arms and back Strength training is the use of… …   Wikipedia