[ US /kənˈvɪkʃən/ ]
[ UK /kənvˈɪkʃən/ ]
  1. (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    the conviction came as no surprise
  2. an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence
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How To Use conviction In A Sentence

  • In summary, Dr. Green, after studying and researching this question for over 20 years, it is my firm conviction that aspartame lowers seizure threshold, mimics or exacerbates a wide variety of neuropsychiatric disorders, contributes to the incidence of certain cancers, and because of it's impact on the hypothalamic "appestat" plays a significant role in the world-wide epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Psychiatry Professor informs Hawaii House Health Committee of Dangers of Aspartame, as Medical Professional
  • There have been no arrests and police are set to offer a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators.
  • This is the obedience of faith to which personal conviction leads.
  • Thelma has several drug-related convictions and is awaiting trial on a charge of violent disorder.
  • Citizenship status would have insulated her from deportation even after her drug conviction.
  • It was this conviction that made the intrigues at OKH, the disregard and "mislaying" of unwelcome instructions, such a personal affair in the first summer's campaign. Barbarossa
  • Jonathan's soothing assurances did not satisfy David, and he 'sware' in the earnestness of his conviction. Expositions of Holy Scripture Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, and First Book of Samuel, Second Samuel, First Kings, and Second Kings chapters I to VII
  • He is on hunger strike in protest at what he claims is his wrongful conviction for murder.
  • He said what had surprised him was that many of those arrested had no previous convictions.
  • one of his cardinal convictions was that Britain was not run as a democracy but as an oligarchy
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