assertation

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assertation (plural assertations)

  1. An assertion, statement of opinion.
    • 1909, World Today (volume 16, page 149)
      And he surveyed the audience with a sweep of his eye as if challenging a denial to his assertation. Dimitry, who looked up to Vanya in all matters, hastened to accord with him: []
    • 1959, Digest and Decisions of the Employees' Compensation Appeals Board
      The question of causation or aggravation of tuberculosis is primarily a medical question. Appellant has produced no medical opinion evidence to support his assertation that the alleged employment factors played any part []