self-assurance


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self-as·sured

(sĕlf′ə-sho͝ord′)
adj.
Having or showing confidence and poise.

self′-as·sur′ance n.

self-assurance

n
confidence in the validity, value, etc, of one's own ideas, opinions, etc

self′-assur′ance



n.
self-confidence.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-assurance - freedom from doubtself-assurance - freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she spoke with authority"
certainty - the state of being certain; "his certainty reassured the others"

self-assurance

noun confidence, self-confidence, poise, nerve, assertiveness, self-possession, positiveness They had confidence and self-assurance.

self-assurance

noun
A firm belief in one's own powers:
Translations

self-assurance

[ˌselfəˈʃʊərəns] Nconfianza f en sí mismo

self-assurance

[ˌsɛlfəˈʃʊərns] nsicurezza di sé

self-assurance

(selfəˈʃuərəns) noun
self-confidence.
ˌself-asˈsured adjective
References in classic literature ?
He had wanted to ask the woman to come away with him and to be his wife, but when she came and stood by the door he lost his self-assurance and became sullen.
Having at last taken her course Tess was less restless and abstracted, going about her business with some self-assurance in the thought of acquiring another horse for her father by an occupation which would not be onerous.
Philip could not help seeing that Hayward looked a perfect fool, and Hayward had not the sense to hold his tongue; in his irritation, his self-assurance undaunted, he attempted to argue: he made wild statements and Weeks amicably corrected them; he reasoned falsely and Weeks proved that he was absurd: Weeks confessed that he had taught Greek Literature at Harvard.
The rest bowed as they came in; and being more or less abashed, put on an air of extreme self-assurance.
He was so used to submitting to Prince Vasili's tone of careless self-assurance that he felt he would be unable to withstand it now, but he also felt that on what he said now his future depended- whether he would follow the same old road, or that new path so attractively shown him by the Masons, on which he firmly believed he would be reborn to a new life.
They knew not fear, as Earth men may know it; but in the face of the unusual their wonted self-assurance deserted them.
A certain part of the almost insolent quietness, the complete self-assurance of her manner, had gone.
Yet if conceit, if self-assurance, if the want of the larger charity which helps us to understand another's faults, are sins, then Adam sinned long before he left Milton's Paradise.
She spared presently a glance away from her dishing-up for the inspection of that face and those hands which Stevie, approaching the kitchen table, offered for her approval with an air of self-assurance hiding a perpetual residue of anxiety.
The campaign aims at encouraging parents or guardians of the disabled to strive unabatingly to discover talents and skills in their offspring with disabilities that could gradually allow them to ease into mainstream society with confidence and self-assurance, said editor-in-chief of the Electronic Newspaper, in a speech at the launching of the campaign.
The pugnacity and self-assurance of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen in defending her racist outburst against Muslims is a cause for disgust, disdain and disbelief.
Think how you'd stand, sit and walk if you had lots of confidence, and then 'act as if' you already have that confidence and stand tall, sit with self-assurance and walk with purpose.