self-assured


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self-as·sured

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

self′-as·sur′ance n.

self-assured

adj
confident of one's own worth
ˌself-asˈsuredly adv
ˌself-asˈsuredness n

self′-assured′



adj.
self-confident.
[1705–15]
self′-assur′edly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-assured - showing poise and confidence in your own worth; "hardly more than a boy but firm-knit and self-confident"
confident - having or marked by confidence or assurance; "a confident speaker"; "a confident reply"; "his manner is more confident these days"; "confident of fulfillment"

self-assured

adjective confident, assured, can-do (informal), bold, fearless, self-reliant, dauntless He's a self-assured negotiator.

self-assured

adjective
Having a firm belief in one's own powers:
Translations

self-assured

[ˌselfəˈʃʊəd] ADJseguro de sí mismo

self-assured

[ˌsɛlfəˈʃʊəd] adjsicuro/a di sé

self-assurance

(selfəˈʃuərəns) noun
self-confidence.
ˌself-asˈsured adjective

self-assured

واثِقٌ بِنَفْسِه sebevědomý selvsikker selbstsicher γεμάτος αυτοπεποίθηση seguro de sí mismo itsevarma sûr de soi samouvjeren sicuro di sé 自信のある 자신이 있는 zelfverzekerd selvsikker pewny siebie seguro de si уверенный в себе självsäker ซึ่งเชื่อมั่นในตัวเอง kendine güvenen tự tin 自信的
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