Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or characterized by asseveration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Characterized by asseveration; asserting positively.

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  • adjective Characterized by asseveration; asserting positively.

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Examples

  • Jean Thompson looked at his wife, whose applause he prized, and she answered by an asseverative toss of the head, leaning back and contriving, with some effort, to get her arms folded.

    Madame Delphine

  • Jean Thompson looked at his wife, whose applause he prized, and she answered by an asseverative toss of the head, leaning back and contriving with some effort, to get her arms folded.

    Old Creole Days

  • As an asseverative = _so_: swâ me Higelâc sîe ... môdes blîðe (_so be Higelac gracious-minded to me!

    Beowulf

  • As an asseverative = _so_: swā mē Higelāc sīe ... mōdes blīðe (_so be Higelac gracious-minded to me!

    Beowulf

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