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Definition 1: aggressively self-assured - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where self-assertive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue
  • pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act

Synonyms for self-assertive in the sense of this definition

(self-assertive is similar to ...) overly self-confident or self-assertive

"a very cocky young man"

(self-assertive is similar to ...) forceful and definite in expression or action

"the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty"

(means also ...) 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"

(means also ...) requiring attention or action

"as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative" "requests that grew more and more imperative"

Definition 2: offensively self-assertive - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for self-assertive in the sense of this definition

(self-assertive is similar to ...) used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty

"a forward child badly in need of discipline"

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