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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Certainty  \Cer"tain*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Certainties}.  [OF. 
  certainet['e].] 
  1.  The  quality,  state,  or  condition,  of  being  certain. 
 
  The  certainty  of  punishment  is  the  truest  security 
  against  crimes.  --Fisher  Ames. 
 
  2.  A  fact  or  truth  unquestionable  established. 
 
  Certainties  are  uninteresting  and  sating.  --Landor. 
 
  3.  (Law)  Clearness;  freedom  from  ambiguity;  lucidity. 
 
  {Of  a  certainty},  certainly. 




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