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con·firmed

 (kən-fûrmd′)
adj.
1. Being firmly settled in habit; inveterate. See Synonyms at chronic.
2. Having been ratified; verified.
3. Having received the rite of confirmation.

con·firm′ed·ly (-fûr′mĭd-lē) adv.

confirmed

(kənˈfɜːmd)
adj
1. (prenominal) long-established in a habit, way of life, etc: a confirmed bachelor.
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) having received the rite of confirmation
3. (Medicine) (of a disease) another word for chronic
confirmedly adv
confirmedness n

con•firmed

(kənˈfɜrmd)

adj.
1. made certain as to truth, accuracy, validity, etc.
2. settled; ratified.
3. firmly established in a habit or condition; inveterate: a confirmed bachelor.
4. given additional determination; made resolute.
5. having received the religious rite of confirmation.
[1350–1400]
con•firm′ed•ly, adv.
con•firm′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.confirmed - of persons; not subject to change; "a confirmed bachelor"; "a confirmed invalid"
unchangeable - not changeable or subject to change; "a fixed and unchangeable part of the germ plasm"-Ashley Montagu; "the unchangeable seasons"; "one of the unchangeable facts of life"
2.confirmed - having been established or made firm or received the rite of confirmation; "confirmed reservations"; "received confirmed reports of casualties"; "a confirmed Catholic"
unconfirmed - not finally established or settled; "an unconfirmed letter of credit"; "unconfirmed rumors"

confirmed

confirmed

adjective
1. Subject to a disease or habit for a long time:
Translations
مُثبَّتمُدْمِن، دائِم ، ثابِت
biřmovanýnotorickýzapřisáhlý
inkarneretkonfirmeretuforbederlig
bérmáltkonfirmált
varanlegur; forfallinn
birmovanec/birmovanka
Hristiyan/Musevi cemaatine kabul edilmişıslah olmaz

confirmed

[kənˈfɜːmd] ADJ [bachelor, alcoholic] → empedernido; [atheist] → inveterado, redomado

confirmed

[kənˈfɜːrmd] adj [atheist, bachelor] → invétéré(e), incorrigible

confirmed

adj
erklärt; non-smoker, meat-eater, atheistüberzeugt; bacheloreingefleischt
bookingbestätigt

confirmed

[kənˈfɜːmd] adj (smoker, habit) → incallito/a, inveterato/a; (bachelor) → impenitente; (admirer) → fervente

confirm

(kənˈfəːm) verb
1. to establish or make quite certain. They confirmed their hotel booking by letter.
2. to admit to full membership of certain Christian churches.
ˌconfirˈmation (kon-) noun
confirmand (-mand) noun
a person who receives religious confirmation or is a candidate for it.
conˈfirmed adjective
1. settled in a habit or way of life. a confirmed bachelor/drunkard.
2. (of a person) who has received religious confirmation.
References in classic literature ?
Then she sighed, and fell into a reverie from which she did not wake till the early twilight sent her down to take new observations, which only confirmed her suspicion.
The people of the town thought of her as a confirmed old maid and because she spoke sharply and went her own way thought her lacking in all the human feeling that did so much to make and mar their own lives.
Notwithstanding a constant application of his one armed heel to the flanks of the mare, the most confirmed gait that he could establish was a Canterbury gallop with the hind legs, in which those more forward assisted for doubtful moments, though generally content to maintain a loping trot.
For, not only had his son and heir come into immediate enjoyment of a rich estate, but there was a claim through an Indian deed, confirmed by a subsequent grant of the General Court, to a vast and as yet unexplored and unmeasured tract of Eastern lands.
It could have betokened nothing short of the anticipated execution of some rioted culprit, on whom the sentence of a legal tribunal had but confirmed the verdict of public sentiment.
This was her attitude when I at last looked at her--looked with the confirmed conviction that we were still, together, under direct personal notice.
Andy looked up innocently at Sam, surprised at hearing this new geographical fact, but instantly confirmed what he said, by a vehement reiteration.
When the chain was all paid out, the candle confirmed my suspicion; a considerable section of the wall was gone, exposing a good big fissure.
Paul de Cassagnac, the most inveterate of the French duelists, had suffered so often in this way that he is at last a confirmed invalid; and the best physician in Paris has expressed the opinion that if he goes on dueling for fifteen or twenty years more--unless he forms the habit of fighting in a comfortable room where damps and draughts cannot intrude--he will eventually endanger his life.
Later it was confirmed and solidified when Wilson proposed that out of courtesy to the strangers the usual topics be put aside and the hour be devoted to conversation upon ordinary subjects and the cultivation of friendly relations and good-fellowship--a proposition which was put to vote and carried.
Injun Joe repeated his statement, just as calmly, a few minutes afterward on the inquest, under oath; and the boys, seeing that the lightnings were still withheld, were confirmed in their belief that Joe had sold himself to the devil.
This ingenuous remark confirmed Miss Maxwell's opinion of Rebecca as a girl who could hear the truth and profit by it.