Noun conviction has 2 senses
  1. conviction, strong belief, article of faith - an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence
    --1 is a kind of belief
    --1 has particulars: amateurism
  2. conviction, judgment of conviction, condemnation, sentence - (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise"
    --2 is a kind of final judgment, final decision
    Antonyms: acquittal
    --2 has particulars: murder conviction; rape conviction; robbery conviction
    Derived form: verb convict1