Cer"tain*ty (?), n.; pl. Certainties (#). [OF. certainet'e.]


The quality, state, or condition, of being certain.

The certainty of punishment is the truest security against crimes.

Fisher Ames.


A fact or truth unquestionable established.

Certainties are uninteresting and sating. Landor.

3. Law

Clearness; freedom from ambiguity; lucidity.

Of a certainty, certainly.


© Webster 1913.

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