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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Being firmly settled in habit; inveterate. See Synonyms at chronic.
  • adj. Having been ratified; verified.
  • adj. Having received the rite of confirmation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of confirm.
  • adj. having a settled habit; inveterate or habitual
  • adj. verified or ratified
  • adj. having received the rite of confirmation

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made firm; fixed; established; inveterate; steadfast; settled: as, a confirmed skeptic; a confirmed drunkard; a confirmed valetudinarian.
  • Eccles., admitted to the full privileges of the church by the laying on of hands. See confirmation, 1 .

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of persons; not subject to change
  • adj. having been established or made firm or received the rite of confirmation

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