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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 ?
The clergyman had spoken so touchingly, the children who were confirmed had been greatly moved; it was an eventful day for them; from children they become all at once grown-up-persons; it was as if their infant souls were now to fly all at once into persons with more understanding.
But the poor child that had been confirmed was quite ashamed; he looked at his wooden shoes, pulled at the short sleeves of his jacket, and said that he was afraid he could not walk so fast; besides, he thought that the bell must be looked for to the right; for that was the place where all sorts of beautiful things were to be found.
The act from Annapolis recommends the "appointment of commissioners to take into consideration the situation of the United States; to devise SUCH FURTHER PROVISIONS as shall appear to them necessary to render the Constitution of the federal government ADEQUATE TO THE EXIGENCIES OF THE UNION; and to report such an act for that purpose, to the United States in Congress assembled, as when agreed to by them, and afterwards confirmed by the legislature of every State, will effectually provide for the same.
Resolved, That in the opinion of Congress it is expedient, that on the second Monday of May next a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several States, be held at Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose OF REVISING THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION, and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures such ALTERATIONS AND PROVISIONS THEREIN, as shall, when agreed to in Congress, and confirmed by the States, render the federal Constitution ADEQUATE TO THE EXIGENCIES OF GOVERNMENT AND THE PRESERVATION OF THE UNION.
Why weren't you confirmed with the rest of us nearly three years ago?
Nicholas noticed this, as he noticed every shade of Princess Mary's character with an observation unusual to him, and everything confirmed his conviction that she was a quite unusual and extraordinary being.
Many of the people present imagined this accident had happened through his loss of blood; but I, who at the same time began to recollect the features of my father, was now confirmed in my suspicion, and satisfied that it was he himself who appeared before me.
Her suspicions were confirmed by the Fairy of the Mountain, and she hastened in tears to the King, her son.
Satisfied with this discovery which confirmed all his suspicions, Athos returned to the hotel, and found Planchet impatiently waiting for him.
He did not believe in death generally, and in her death in particular, in spite of what Lidia Ivanovna had told him and his father had confirmed, and it was just because of that, and after he had been told she was dead, that he had begun looking for her when out for a walk.
Elinor, confirmed in every pleasant hope, was all cheerfulness; rejoicing that in her letters to her mother, she had pursued her own judgment rather than her friend's, in making very light of the indisposition which delayed them at Cleveland; and almost fixing on the time when Marianne would be able to travel.
The patriarch sent me to expostulate the matter with the King, which I did in very warm terms, telling him that we were assured by the Emperor of a reception in this country far different from what we met with, which assurances he had confirmed by his promise and the civilities we were entertained with at our first arrival; but that instead of friends who would compassionate our miseries, and supply our necessities, we found ourselves in the midst of mortal enemies that wanted to destroy us.