What does the word conviction mean?

Usage examples for conviction

  1. But this is not conviction. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  2. Miss Lermontof spoke with conviction. – The Splendid Folly by Margaret Pedler
  3. Manley will find it for her, said Mr. Flexen with conviction. – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson