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Definitions of confirmed

  1.   having been established or made firm or received the rite of confirmation; " confirmed reservations"; " received confirmed reports of casualties"; " a confirmed Catholic"
  2.   of persons; not subject to change; " a confirmed bachelor"; " a confirmed invalid"
  3.   having a habit of long standing; " a chronic smoker"
  4.   Established; fixed; irreclaimable.
  5.   Habitual; settled, as a habit.

Quotes of confirmed

  1. Ah, the pleasure, the joy- a big news story that runs and runs, that is played down by some of our journalistic colleagues, saying 'it'll never happen', only to be confirmed by the Home Secretary. – Kamal Ahmed
  2. If I'm confirmed I'll be myself. – Samuel Alito
  3. I assure this committee that, if I am confirmed I will be strictly independent of all political influences... essential to that institution's ability to function effectively and achieve its mandated objectives. – Ben Bernanke
  4. If I am confirmed I am confident that my colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee and I will maintain the focus on long -term price stability as monetary policy's greatest contribution to general economic prosperity and maximum employment. – Ben Bernanke
  5. It is also a good rule not to put overmuch confidence in the observational results that are put forward until they are confirmed by theory. – Arthur Eddington
  6. In earlier religions the spirit of the time was expressed through the individual and confirmed by miracles. In modern religions the spirit is expressed through the many and confirmed by reason. – Heinrich Heine
  7. There is no government in Europe where ministers go through that kind of confirmation process, which in fact is modeled on the way the U. S. cabinet members are confirmed – Mario Monti
  8. The U. S. army confirmed that it gave a lucrative fire fighting contract in Iraq to the firm once run by the Vice President Dick Cheney without any competitive bidding. When asked if this could be conceived as Cheney's friends profiting from the war, the spokesman said 'Yes.' – Conan O'Brien
  9. Mary, my little girl, was confirmed in a Buddhist temple. She saw the Life write up on Buddhism, with pictures of the ceremony, and she said she wanted to be confirmed there because she only liked Jesus as a kid. She was a little disappointed in him when he grew up. – Kenneth Rexroth
  10. I suppose what's happened recently has confirmed suspicions I voiced in the book, and I think made clearer some of those things that I point out. For instance I have a section of the book where I talk about the possibility of torture. – Peter Singer
  11. The oppressed peoples can liberate themselves only through struggle. This is a simple and clear truth confirmed by history. – Kim Il Sung
  12. Authority is by nothing so much strengthened and confirmed as by custom; for no man easily distrusts the things which he and all men have been always bred up to. – William Temple

Usage examples for confirmed

  1. “ I rejoice to find my own sentiments confirmed by yours, who are not easily deceived, and can have no motive or purpose to deceive. ” – Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia by Samuel Johnson
  2. M. le Duc d'Orleans uncovered himself, and in a low tone, and with an embarrassed manner, confirmed what I had said, then covered himself again. ” – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  3. This report of him was confirmed and increased, as soon as he entered the town. ” – Sergius Sulpicius Galba (Galba) The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Volume 7. by C. Suetonius Tranquillus
  4. The line in his letter which had reference to the much- talked- of book only confirmed her distrust. ” – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  5. “ I am seventeen and a half; your father couldn't expect a confirmed old maid like me to waste any more time. ” – The Story Of Waitstill Baxter by By Kate Douglas Wiggin
  6. “ " Right," confirmed Mr. Emerson. ” – Ethel Morton at Chautauqua by Mabell S. C. Smith
  7. “ Sherman then insisted that the newspaper report carried no weight unless confirmed by a Senator. ” – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  8. In the course of the day, the news of the taking of Presquisle was confirmed as a great number of the Indians were seen coming along the shore with prisoners. ” – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  9. “ A baby of three weeks old " confirmed will sound strange in English ears. ” – Rome by Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker Hope Malleson
  10. They confirmed his words. ” – His Sombre Rivals by E. P. Roe
  11. Time passed, and confirmed him in this conviction. ” – Stories by Foreign Authors: Polish by Various
  12. The other guard confirmed that opinion, having information straight from Wagg, himself. ” – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  13. “ No- but is she not a confirmed invalid? ” – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden
  14. All that I did and heard in reference to the subject on this further visit,- and having a certain authority from the British Secretary of State with me I could hear and do something,- altogether confirmed me in this view. ” – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope
  15. His choice was applauded by the whole Court, and confirmed by the divan. ” – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  16. In fact, I know they are not, from what Fanny said herself; for she assured me that Dr. Lacey was nothing to her more than a common acquaintance; and the sad but sweet smile which broke over her face whenever she raised, her soft blue eyes to Stanton's animated countenance confirmed what she said." ” – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  17. But experience and reflection have but more and more confirmed me in the particular importance of the equal representation then proposed. ” – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  18. The late Frank Buckland confirmed this statement. ” – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  19. The most confirmed old bachelor on the face of the earth. ” – Sisters by Ada Cambridge
  20. Evidently her suspicions had been fully confirmed by our actions. ” – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve