self-assertiveness

self-assertion

[self-uh-sur-shuhn, self-]
noun
insistence on or an expression of one's own importance, wishes, needs, opinions, or the like.

Origin:
1795–1805

self-asserting, adjective
self-assertingly, adverb
self-assertive, adjective
self-assertively, adverb
self-assertiveness, noun


assertiveness, aggressiveness, belligerence.
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self-assertion
 
n
the act or an instance of putting forward one's own opinions, etc, esp in an aggressive or conceited manner
 
self-as'serting
 
adj
 
self-as'sertingly
 
adv
 
self-as'sertive
 
adj
 
self-as'sertively
 
adv
 
self-as'sertiveness
 
n

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