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 Meanings and Examples of CONFIRMATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
confirmation
 n.  additional proof that something that was believed
Classic Sentence: (173 in 12 pages)
1  But she knew she looked pretty even before she saw confirmation in his eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
2  Wade, beaming, pocketed the bill and looked anxiously toward his mother for confirmation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
3  Her way of glossing over the transaction with Trenor he regarded at once as a tribute to his own acuteness, and a confirmation of his suspicions.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
4  She read, too, in his answering gaze the delicious confirmation of her triumph, and for the moment it seemed to her that it was for him only she cared to be beautiful.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
5  He kept coming back to her for confirmation.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
6  But the bodings of the crew were destined to receive a most plausible confirmation in the fate of one of their number that morning.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 126. The Life-Buoy.
7  Duncan turned quickly in the direction indicated by the other's eyes, and read a confirmation of his worst apprehensions in the conduct of the Indians.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
8  They had answered his melancholy and mourning by sympathy and sorrow; his assertions, by gestures of confirmation; and his boasting, with the exultation of savages.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
9  I had hitherto supposed him to be the murderer of my brother, and I eagerly sought a confirmation or denial of this opinion.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 10
10  One of the men nodded in confirmation.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
11  I was about indignantly to give my assertion the confirmation he required, when he caught hold of my hand, and gave it a squeeze.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
12  My aunt nodded confirmation of this hope, and imparted great satisfaction to Mr. Peggotty.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. THE BEGINNING OF A LONGER JOURNEY
13  Letters may, of course, be a partial confirmation; but detection in the fact there must be of the most direct kind, that is, by eyewitnesses.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 5
14  And going over the events of the last few days, it seemed to her that she saw in everything a confirmation of this terrible idea.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 31
15  And imagining that in this direction something important which he had long awaited was drawing near, he strolled about watching and listening to conversations, but nowhere finding any confirmation of the ideas that occupied him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XXII
Example Sentence: (45 in 4 pages)
16  His appointment must be confirmed by the Senate foreign relations committee, whose chairman is now the Democrat Joe Biden.
17  Preliminary results show that the vaccine is effective, but this has to be confirmed by further medical trials.
18  New evidence has confirmed the first witness's story.
19  Temperature records have unequivocally confirmed the existence of global warming.
20  Our guess was confirmed by calculation.
21  My suspicions were confirmed when police raided the property.
22  A positive pregnancy test soon confirmed her intuitive feelings.
23  The doctor's report confirmed our worst fears.
24  He was confirmed as captain for the rest of the season.
25  This album confirmed The Orb's status as national stars, going straight to Number One in the charts.
26  The Post Office has confirmed that up to fifteen thousand jobs could be lost.
27  One of the reasons why these cases cannot be confirmed is because of the shortage of materials to perform the analysis.
28  His death initially believed to be related to his heart condition was later confirmed as a drug overdose from a mixture of heroin and cocaine.
29  A congressional inquiry found no evidence to support this, though it confirmed that the Brazilian team had agreed to play an inordinate number of friendlies that drained the players' energies.
30  The audio clip of the exchange between the control tower and pilot of the doomed flight was confirmed by Taiwan's Civil Aeronautical Administration as rescue workers continued searching for 11 missing passengers Thursday.