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Testimony

noun

1) A solemn declaration or affirmation made for the purpose of establishing or proving some fact.

2) Affirmation; declaration; as, these doctrines are supported by the uniform testimony of the fathers; the belief of past facts must depend on the evidence of human testimony, or the testimony of historians.

3) Open attestation; profession.

4) Witness; evidence; proof of some fact.

5) The two tables of the law.

6) Hence, the whole divine revelation; the sacre/ Scriptures.

v. t.

1) To witness; to attest; to prove by testimony.

Example Sentences for

Testimony

1) My life is a Testimony to the fact that there are no limits other than those we impose upon ourselves!
2) Oh! if when we oppress and grind our fellow-creatures, we bestowed but one thought on the dark evidences of human error, which, like dense and heavy clouds, are rising, slowly it is true, but not less surely, to Heaven, to pour their after-vengeance on our heads; if we heard but one instant, in imagination, the deep Testimony of dead men’s voices, which no power can stifle, and no pride shut out; where would be the injury and injustice, the suffering, misery, cruelty, and wrong, that each day’s life brings with it!
3) In the very act of writing about his childhood, Wordsworth provides us with the most eloquent possible Testimony of how it now lies at an irrecoverable remove from him.
4) It was Testimony to the romantic speculation he inspired that there were whispers about him from those who found little that it was 48 The Great Gatsby necessary to whisper about in this world.
5) It was Testimony to the romantic speculation he inspired that there were whispers about him from those who found little that it was 48 The Great Gatsby necessary to whisper about in this world.
6) When Michaelis’s Testimony at the inquest brought to light Wilson’s suspicions of his wife I thought the whole tale would shortly be served up in racy pasquinade—but Catherine, who might have said anything, didn’t say a word.
7) Whether this is just a Testimony to the power of habit or the triumph of hope over experience is unclear
8) My life is a Testimony to the fact that there are no limits other than those we impose upon ourselves!
9) Mrs Ferrars, not aware of their being Elinor’s work, particularly requested to look at them; and after they had received gratifying Testimony of Lady Middletons’s approbation, Fanny presented them to her mother, considerately informing her, at the same time, that they were done by Miss Dashwood. ‘Hum’—said Mrs Ferrars—‘very pretty,’—and without regarding them at all, returned them to her daughter.
10) That the ending is also profoundly moving is even more Testimony to Woolf’s sure touch.
11) He LOOKED all the astonishment which such unexpected, such unthought-of information could not fail of exciting; but he said only these two words, ‘Colonel Brandon!’ ‘Yes,scontinued Elinor, gathering more resolution, as some of the worst was over, Colonel Brandon means it as a Testimony of his concern for what has lately passed—for the cruel situation in which the unjustifiable conduct of your family has placed you—a concern which I am sure Marianne, myself, and all your friends, must share; and likewise as a proof of his high esteem for your general character, and his particular approbation of your behaviour on the present occasion.’ ‘Colonel Brandon give ME a living!—Can it be possible?’ ‘The unkindness of your own relations has made you astonished to find friendship any where.’ ‘No,sreplied be, with sudden consciousness, not to find it in YOU; for I cannot be ignorant that to you, to your goodness, I owe it all.—I feel it—I would express it if I could—but, as you well know, I am no orator.’ ‘You are very much mistaken.
12) If art can do little harm, however, having no end in view and existing purely for its own sake, this is also Testimony to its uselessness.
13) Mrs Palmer’s information respecting Willoughby was not very material; but any Testimony in his favour, however small, was pleasing to her. ‘I am so glad we are got acquainted at last,scontinued Charlotte.—‘And now I hope we shall always be great friends.
14) I beg permission to have a few witnesses examined concerning my character, and if their Testimony shall not overweigh my supposed guilt, I must be condemned, although I would pledge my salvation on my innocence.’
15) The whole story would have been speedily formed under her active imagination; and every thing established in the most melancholy order of disastrous love. 68 Sense and Sensibility Chapter 12 A s Elinor and Marianne were walking together the next morning the latter communicated a piece of news to her sister, which in spite of all that she knew before of Marianne’s imprudence and want of thought, surprised her by its extravagant Testimony of both.
16) The two turned to see Esmeralda sitting upright upon the floor, her great eyes rolling from side to side as though she could not believe their Testimony as to her whereabouts.
17) If this is an inspiring image of Providence, it is also Testimony to how feeble goodness actually is in this world.
18) Even so, it is Testimony to the importance of truth and justice that one must write off the enticements of writerly pleasure, even if the result is an unavoidable sense of dullness.
19) The fact that we get to know so little of Tristram as a person in five hundred-odd pages is indirect Testimony to this truth.
20) I did not have a full-time caregiver until 2005, when Craig Blackburn, who'd been inspired by my speaking and Testimony in church, contacted me.
21) If this is an inspiring image of Providence, it is also Testimony to how feeble goodness actually is in this world.
22) The houses on either side were high and large, but very old, and tenanted by people of the poorest class: as their neglected appearance would have sufficiently dentoed, without the concurrent Testimony afforded by the squalid looks of the few men and women who, with folded arms and bodies half doubled, occasionally skulked along.
23) The two turned to see Esmeralda sitting upright upon the floor, her great eyes rolling from side to side as though she could not believe their Testimony as to her whereabouts.
24) In the philosopher, on the contrary, there is absolutely nothing impersonal; and above all, his morality furnishes a decided and decisive Testimony as to WHO HE IS,óthat is to say, in what order the deepest impulses of his nature stand to each other. 7.
25) In the philosopher, on the contrary, there is absolutely nothing impersonal; and above all, his morality furnishes a decided and decisive Testimony as to WHO HE IS,óthat is to say, in what order the deepest impulses of his nature stand to each other. 7.
26) That this has traditionally proven difficult is both a problem of education — who can teach us this and where? — and a Testimony to the complexity of human needs
27) That the ending is also profoundly moving is even more Testimony to Woolf’s sure touch.
28) I serve Him by touching as many lives as I can through my Testimony and my example.
29) Even so, it is Testimony to the importance of truth and justice that one must write off the enticements of writerly pleasure, even if the result is an unavoidable sense of dullness.
30) His Testimony moved Parliament to make a few, but largely insufficient, re­ forms.