Guilt and regret

conviction
(n)
cǝn-VIC-shǝn
Meaning

1. legal judgment that someone is guilty of a crime

1st Sample Sentence

1. The police are determined to get a confession out of the suspect, since there is no physical evidence, and it will therefore be difficult to get a conviction.

2nd Meaning

2. strongly held belief

2nd Sample Sentence

2. It is my conviction that India will become a world superpower within twenty years.

Root

com (intensive prefix)#vincere (to conquer, win) (Latin)

Synonyms

certitude, conviction, resolution, resolve

Antonyms

ambivalence

Mnemonics

Akon album "KONVICTED" it is said (=strong said (BELIEVED)) he was GUITY OF A CRIME and put in jail where he wrote songs to pass time You believe you can CONVINCE someone that your conviction is correct. he is the 'convict', i don't have any doubt about it!

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