Meaning, we can now say with some certainty that Doris Kearns Goodwin banged Abraham Lincoln.
But there was no predicting with certainty that New Orleans would bear the brunt of the storm.
This lack of certainty makes me more responsive to the world, more open to it.
The mosque, the Islamic Society of Boston, does not have a regular imam, so it is difficult to say with certainty what transpired.
No one can predict a revolution nor say with certainty when an authoritarian state loses its footing if not its grip.
Perhaps he was a little ashamed of his own certainty; but at all events he was subdued and silent, refraining almost from thought.
It was difficult to state with certainty what bad deed she had ever done, or what good deed.
But for his certainty that the men were deaf, or nearly so, Merriwell would not have indulged in even this whispered conversation.
Mary's voice came with a certainty of conviction born of fact.
Not in proofs by formal logic but in the reality of consciousness was the certainty of God.
c.1300, certeynte, "surety, pledge," from Anglo-French certeinté (late 13c.), Old French certainete "certainty," from Latin or Vulgar Latin *certanitatem (source of Old Spanish certanedad); see certain. Meaning "that which is certain" is attested from early 14c.; meaning "quality of being certain" is from mid-14c.