overassertion

overassertion

(ˌəʊvərəˈsɜːʃən)
n
assertion of something to an excessive or unnecessary degree
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The utmost care is therefore needed in the exercise of a dynamic force that is liable to overassertion and to produce a certain monotony of style.
Futher, some scholars have observed a tendency of overassertion by Arabs and understatements by Americans.