Word of the Day
1 A formal written or spoken statement, especially one given in a court of law.
1.1 mass noun Evidence or proof of something.
1.2 A public recounting of a religious conversion or experience.
1.3 archaic A solemn protest or declaration.
Middle English from Latin testimonium, from testis ‘a witness’.
Claire tried to provide careful and accurate testimony, even though the event in question had been months earlier. She did not wish to be seen as a witless witness.