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authoritativeness

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of possessing authority.
  • n. The quality of trustworthiness and reliability.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being authoritative; an acting by authority; authoritative appearance.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

authoritative +‎ -ness

Examples

  • But I take it that the kind of authoritativeness being invoked here is that of infallibility: 1 follows from the general teaching that the Church speaks infallibly when T satisfies one or more conditions for infallibility.

    Authoritativeness and Truth

  • To be sure, not all authoritative teachings count or are even presented as infallible: there is a lesser degree of "authoritativeness" to consider, and I shall use Scott's own example of it shortly.

    Authoritativeness and Truth

  • To rank image search results, Ask Jeeves measures their "authoritativeness" within their "topic community," and it employs image-recognition technologies to sharpen the relevance, according to the company.

    January 2006

  • The only thing that they may discuss is the degree of "authoritativeness" of the textual authority -

    David Horowitz Freedom Center

  • Religious people, it is sometimes said, have a respect for authority that makes them readier to shun dissent—what Kenneth Wald, Stephen Mockabee, and others have called “ ‘authority-mindedness’—an ideological commitment that values authoritativeness and obedience.”

    American Grace

  • You have, in a sense, (re) invented the “law review”, recasting it in the literal/movie sense of the term, and the consequences of this for the traditional players and hierarchy could be enormous, as JOTWELL could end up leapfrogging and superseding them entirely in multiple ways (authoritativeness, timeliness, etc.).

    Discourse.net: Jotwell Reactions

  • In the case of Islam, however, this would presume that sharia "God and faith" and the marketplace of ideas are co-extensive and that everything in the religious law is of the same level of authoritativeness and reliance upon scripture.

    Sherman A. Jackson: Sharia And Day To Day Existence

  • It didn't go down easily among the thought leaders, who have staked their lives 'work on authoritativeness, on avoiding strikethroughs.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • In the era of liquid information, are $500 database searches and 35 percent profit margins necessary to sustain the authoritativeness - and therefore the legitimacy - of the law (stare decisis!)?

    Peter Schwartz: Zed's Dead - Law, Finance, and the Future of Online Publishing (Part Two)

  • His blog has attained a level of authoritativeness that we book bloggers can only drool over.

    Archive 2010-03-01

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