The cancellation of the show is an affirmation of the idea that racing equals death.
Nobody wants nor needs the “affirmation” of their baker for their wedding, or anything else.
Her self-confidence and self-esteem seemed boundless, buoyed by infinite belief in New Age principles of affirmation.
That is what affirmation does, and was what it meant when Soul Train was at the height of its power.
The man did not seem to expect such an affirmation and he appeared to be suddenly drained of his fury.
This affirmation varies with the angle formed by the fore-arm with the arm.
I will test this affirmation by several and varied illustrations.
The affirmation is an act of judgment expressed in the form of a proposition.
No such solemnity of affirmation attended Aaron's investiture.
Mr. Labouchere—who did all a loyal colleague could do to assist his brother member—brought in an affirmation Bill; it was blocked.
early 15c., "assertion that something is true," from Old French afermacion (14c.), from Latin affirmationem (nominative affirmatio) "an affirmation, solid assurance," noun of action from past participle stem of affirmare (see affirm). In law, as the Quaker alternative to oath-taking, it is attested from 1690s.