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Serving to put an end to doubt, question, or uncertainty; decisive: conclusive evidence. See Synonyms at decisive.

con·clu′sive·ly adv.
con·clu′sive·ness n.
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Noun1.conclusiveness - the quality of being final or definitely settled; "the finality of death"
definiteness, determinateness - the quality of being predictable with great confidence
inconclusiveness - the quality of being inconclusive
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(kənˈkluːd) verb
1. to come or bring to an end. to conclude a meeting; He concluded by thanking everyone.
2. to come to believe. We concluded that you weren't coming.
conˈclusion (-ʒən) noun
1. an end. the conclusion of his speech.
2. a judgement. I came to the conclusion that the house was empty.
conˈclusive (-siv) adjective
convincing. conclusive proof.
conˈclusively adverb
conˈclusiveness noun
References in classic literature ?
And in proof of the conclusiveness of his opinion all the wrinkles vanished from his face.
It is now a well-established fact that glaciers move; I consider that my observations go to show, with equal conclusiveness, that a hog in a spring does not move.
Perhaps it is a little depressing to inherit not lands but an example of intellectual and spiritual virtue; perhaps the conclusiveness of a great ancestor is a little discouraging to those who run the risk of comparison with him.
Acosta also questioned the conclusiveness of the UP-PGH review and asked DOH to bare the identities of the 14 children used in the study.
On the whole, Tierra de nadie not only acknowledges this crucial moment of literary liminality in British war literature, but proves once again that the Great War topic is sufficiently controversial to avoid conclusiveness and thus gives those interested in the area of war representations a particularly engaging object of study.
The assessment of informativeness and conclusiveness of the identified variable sites shows that the highest ability to differentiate the American mink growth hormone gene genotypes has tri-allelic polymorphism g.
In conclusiveness of the whole issue, land-locked country in terms of international references may need our support to allow imports of goods to pass through our country, but it should also consider the win-win situation wherein we allow imports of goods to the level of requirements and consumption of the country we are facilitating our land while preserving and protecting our own interest to include promoting domestic industry, encouraging import substitutions and moving to self-reliance.
Some of my discomfort with this ruminative rhetoric may not be simply the relentlessly clever and elegant language, but the assertiveness or conclusiveness of his statements.
Ferre problematizes and comments upon the very fantasy she appears to present and endorse: the apparent conclusiveness of the ending, and of Gloria's account, is revealed to be no more final or privileged than the accounts that have gone before.
The conclusiveness of the factors affecting employee willingness to knowledge sharing is shown in Tab.
One of his ways of formally constructing alternatives to linear time, Ashbery's syntax is noted for its wandering, prosaic structure that rarely produces a sense of closure or semantic conclusiveness.
But reliance on a coerced confession vitiates a conviction because such a confession combines the persuasiveness of apparent conclusiveness with what judicial experience shows to be illusory and deceptive evidence.