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unconfirmability

con·firm
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kuh n-furm]
    • /kənˈfɜrm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kuh n-furm]
    • /kənˈfɜrm/

Definitions of unconfirmability word

  • verb with object unconfirmability to establish the truth, accuracy, validity, or genuineness of; corroborate; verify: This report confirms my suspicions. 1
  • verb with object unconfirmability to acknowledge with definite assurance: Did the hotel confirm our room reservation? 1
  • verb with object unconfirmability to make valid or binding by some formal or legal act; sanction; ratify: to confirm a treaty; to confirm her appointment to the Supreme Court. 1
  • verb with object unconfirmability to make firm or more firm; add strength to; settle or establish firmly: Their support confirmed my determination to run for mayor. 1
  • verb with object unconfirmability to strengthen (a person) in habit, resolution, opinion, etc.: The accident confirmed him in his fear of driving. 1
  • verb with object unconfirmability to administer the religious rite of confirmation to. 1

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Origin of unconfirmability

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; < Latin confirmāre to strengthen, confirm (see con-, firm1); replacing Middle English confermen < Old French < Latin, as above

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Parts of speech for Unconfirmability

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

unconfirmability popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

unconfirmability usage trend in Literature

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