Confirmative to Confoundedly
(Con*firm"a*tive) a. [L. confirmativus: cf. F. confirmatif.] Tending to confirm or establish.
(Con"fir*ma`tor) n. [L.] One who, or that which, confirms; a confirmer. Sir T. Browne.
(Con*firm"a*to*ry) a. . Serving to confirm; corroborative.
A fact confirmatory of the conclusion.
2. Pertaining to the rite of confirmation. Compton.
(Con*firm"ed*ly) adv. With confirmation.
(Con*firm"ed*ness), n. A fixed state.
(Con`fir*mee") n. [F. confirmé, p. p. of confirmer.] (Law) One to whom anything is confirmed.
(Con*firm"er) n. One who, or that which, confirms, establishes, or ratifies; one who corroborates.
(Con*firm"ing*ly), adv. In a confirming manner.
(Con*fis"ca*ble) a. [Cf. F. confiscable.] Capable of being confiscated; liable to forfeiture.
(Con"fis*cate) a. [L. confiscatus, p. p. of confiscare to confiscate, prop., to lay up in a
chest; con- + fiscus basket, purse, treasury. See Fiscal.] Seized and appropriated by the government
to the public use; forfeited.
Lest that your goods too soon be confiscate.
(Con"fis*cate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Confiscated; p. pr. & vb. n. Confiscating.] To seize as
forfeited to the public treasury; to appropriate to the public use.
It was judged that he should be banished and his whole estate confiscated and seized.
(Con`fis*ca"tion) n. [L. confiscatio.] The act or process of taking property or condemning
it to be taken, as forfeited to the public use.
The confiscations following a subdued rebellion.
(Con"fis*ca`tor) n. [L., a treasurer.] One who confiscates. Burke.
(Con*fis"ca*to*ry) a. Effecting confiscation; characterized by confiscations. "Confiscatory
and exterminatory periods." Burke.
(Con"fit) n. Same as Comfit. [Obs.]
(Con"fi*tent) n. [L. confitens, p. pr.] One who confesses his sins and faults. [Obs.]
(||Con*fit"e*or) n. [L., I confess. See Confess.] (R.C.Ch.) A form of prayer in which public
confession of sins is made.
(Con"fi*ture) n. [F. See Confiture.] Composition; preparation, as of a drug, or confection; a
sweetmeat. [Obs.] "Confitures and pies." Bacon.