conviction [-s] n
L. convictiōn-em; see convict, v.
- Judgment; value; standard; personalized set of beliefs; [plural form] scruples; manners; [pejorative] prissiness; hypocrisy; self-righteousness.
- Condemnation; the proving or finding one guilty of an offence.
- Certainty; fortitude; fearlessness; strength; a surety of one's correctness.
- Sure knowledge; strong belief; something of which one is convinced.