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 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.
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.
A certain part of the almost insolent quietness, the complete self-assurance of her manner, had gone.
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.
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.
The rest bowed as they came in; and being more or less abashed, put on an air of extreme self-assurance.
They knew not fear, as Earth men may know it; but in the face of the unusual their wonted self-assurance deserted them.
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.
Armed with conviction and adolescent self-assurance, she signs up with Myanmar Volunteers United.
Given that this was only Murphy's 10th Premier League start, that it was the opportunity to score his first goal for a club he has followed since childhood, and that it was on a ground where some players have crumbled this season, the self-assurance and calmness he displayed was impressive.
Readers will have confidence in her even when she sometimes lacks self-assurance.