self-assertive


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self-as·ser·tion

(sĕlf′ə-sûr′shən)
n.
Determined advancement of one's own personality, wishes, or views.

self′-as·ser′tive adj.
self′-as·ser′tive·ly adv.
self-as·ser′tive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-assertive - aggressively self-assured; "an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue"; "pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act"
aggressive - having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends; "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers"
imperative - requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative"
2.self-assertive - offensively self-assertive
forward - used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"
Translations

self-assertive

[ˌselfəˈsɜːtɪv] ADJasertivo

self-assertive

[ˌsɛlfəˈsɜːtɪv] adjche si fa valere
References in classic literature ?
She was a disagreeable little woman, no longer young, who had quarreled with almost every one, owing to a temper which was self-assertive and a disposition to trample upon the rights of others.
He was dogmatic with those who did not venture to assert themselves, but with the self-assertive he was very modest.
Wickson exercised tremendous social power in the university town, and from them emanated the sentiment that I was a too-forward and self-assertive young woman with a mischievous penchant for officiousness and interference in other persons' affairs.
He was shy, and unwilling to own to the name of Reginald, as being too aspiring and self-assertive a name.
Sometimes there is real religious yearning, and indeed the heroes of these poems are partly medieval hermits and ascetics as well as quick-striking fighters; but for the most part the Christian Providence is really only the heathen Wyrd under another name, and God and Christ are viewed in much the same way as the Anglo-Saxon kings, the objects of feudal allegiance which is sincere but rather self-assertive and worldly than humble or consecrated.
For both of them it had become one of those moments of extreme detachment, when it seems unnecessary ever again to shoulder the burden of happiness and self-assertive existence.
I AM amazed at people who are so self-assertive that they do not listen to experts.
And I'm never not doing kegels," Diana says in a self-assertive way, leaving a striking impression on everyone in the room.
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