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self-assertion

[self-uh-sur-shuh n, self-] /ˈsɛlf əˈsɜr ʃən, ˌsɛlf-/
noun
1.
insistence on or an expression of one's own importance, wishes, needs, opinions, or the like.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
Related forms
self-asserting, adjective
self-assertingly, adverb
self-assertive, adjective
self-assertively, adverb
self-assertiveness, noun
Synonyms
assertiveness, aggressiveness, belligerence.
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British Dictionary definitions for self asserting

self-assertion

noun
1.
the act or an instance of putting forward one's own opinions, etc, esp in an aggressive or conceited manner
Derived Forms
self-asserting, adjective
self-assertingly, adverb
self-assertive, adjective
self-assertively, adverb
self-assertiveness, noun
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