confirmedness

confirmed

[kuhn-furmd]
adjective
1.
made certain as to truth, accuracy, validity, availability, etc.: confirmed reports of new fighting at the front; confirmed reservations on the three o'clock flight to Denver.
2.
settled; ratified.
3.
firmly established in a habit or condition; inveterate: a confirmed bachelor.
4.
given additional determination; made resolute.
5.
having received the religious rite of confirmation.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English confermyd. See confirm, -ed2

confirmedly [kuhn-fuhr-mid-lee] , adverb
confirmedness [kuhn-fur-mid-nis, -furmd-] , noun
unconfirmed, adjective
well-confirmed, adjective
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confirmed (kənˈfɜːmd)
 
adj
1.  (prenominal) long-established in a habit, way of life, etc: a confirmed bachelor
2.  having received the rite of confirmation
3.  (of a disease) another word for chronic
 
confirmedly
 
adv
 
confirmedness
 
n

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confirmed
1390s, of diseases, "firmly established, pp. adj. from confirm. Of persons and their habits, from 1826.
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