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resting on a statement or claim unsupported by evidence or proof; alleged: The asserted value of the property was twice the amount anyone offered.

1675–85; assert + -ed2

assertedly, adverb
unasserted, adjective
well-asserted, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Word Origin & History

c.1600, "to declare," from L. assertus, pp. of asserere "to claim, maintain, affirm" (see assertion). To assert oneself "stand up for one's rights" is recorded from 1879.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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