Etymology
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self-assertive (adj.)

"given to asserting one's opinions, rights, or claims; putting oneself forward presumptuously," 1853, from self- + assertive. Related: Self-assertively; self-assertiveness. Self-asserting is attested by 1802; self-assertion is by 1798.

updated on April 24, 2022

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Definitions of self-assertive from WordNet

self-assertive (adj.)
aggressively self-assured;
Synonyms: assertive / self-asserting
self-assertive (adj.)
offensively self-assertive;
Synonyms: bumptious
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