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 for sureness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sureness \Sure"ness\, n.
     The state of being sure; certainty.
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           For more sureness he repeats it.         --Woodward.
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           The law holds with equal sureness for all right action.
                                                    --Emerson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sureness
      n 1: freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities;
           "his assurance in his superiority did not make him
           popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she
           spoke with authority" [syn: assurance, self-assurance,
           confidence, self-confidence, authority, sureness]
      2: the quality of being steady and unfailing; "sureness of hand"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  102 Moby Thesaurus words for "sureness":
     absolute certainty, absoluteness, acceptation, acception,
     acquiescence, act of God, arrogance, assurance, assuredness,
     belief, certain knowledge, certainness, certainty, certitude,
     cocksureness, confidence, confidentness, conviction, courage,
     credence, credit, credulity, dead certainty, definiteness,
     dependability, dependence, determinacy, determinateness, faith,
     faithworthiness, fate, fatefulness, force majeure, hope, hubris,
     incorruptibility, indefeasibility, ineluctability, inerrability,
     inerrancy, inescapableness, inevasibleness, inevitability,
     inevitable accident, inevitableness, inexorability, infallibilism,
     infallibility, inflexibility, inviolability, irrevocability,
     necessity, nonambiguity, noncontingency, overconfidence,
     oversureness, overweening, overweeningness, poise, pomposity,
     positiveness, predestination, predetermination, pride, probatum,
     proved fact, reception, relentlessness, reliability, reliance,
     reliance on, responsibility, security, self-assurance,
     self-confidence, self-importance, self-reliance, settled belief,
     stock, store, subjective certainty, surety,
     suspension of disbelief, trust, trustability, trustiness,
     trustworthiness, truth, unambiguity, unavoidable casualty,
     unavoidableness, uncontrollability, undeflectability,
     unequivocalness, unfalseness, univocity, unmistakableness,
     unperfidiousness, unpreventability, untreacherousness,
     unyieldingness, vis major
  
  

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