This affirmation varies with the angle formed by the fore-arm with the arm.
First, the denial of all error, and then the affirmation of truth.
The affirmation is an act of judgment expressed in the form of a proposition.
I was soon to know that it was an affirmation of my shrewd guess about Manasquale.
Mr. Labouchere—who did all a loyal colleague could do to assist his brother member—brought in an Affirmation Bill; it was blocked.
There is an affirmation, then negation; impulse, then inhibition.
For as it is the doubtful premiss of the adversary that I deny, my denial will be as intelligible as his affirmation.
We imagine that negation, like affirmation, is self-sufficient.
In the affirmation, that a man walked upon water, the idea of the subject is not contradictory of that in the predicate.
As to what you ought to substitute for your affirmation, I tell you nothing, it is true.
affirmation 1530s, from Fr. affirmation (14c.), from L. affirmationem (nom. affirmatio), noun of action from affirmare (see affirm). In law, as the Quaker alternative to oath-taking, it is attested from 1690s.