What does assertive mean?

Definitions for assertiveəˈsɜr tɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word assertive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. assertive, self-asserting, self-assertive(adj)

    aggressively self-assured

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


  1. assertive(Adjective)

    boldly self-assured; aggressively confident; cocky

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assertive(adj)

    positive; affirming confidently; affirmative; peremptory


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of assertive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of assertive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cesar Millan:

    Stay calm and assertive

  2. Margaret Hodge:

    All the other countries have collected much more, we are never assertive enough, aggressive enough to protect the taxpayer.

  3. Payal Kadakia:

    Millennials are a bit more free-spirited, more able to go into new places, to feel more assertive and fearless about trying new things.

  4. Richard Bitzinger:

    Higher Chinese spending, coupled with increasingly aggressive actions and assertive language, is likely to further push countries into the U.S. nominal embrace.

  5. Salma Hayek:

    We have to be more demanding in the workplace, we need to be more assertive in that department, and stand our ground in our own homes, and teach our children to give us a break and be more appreciative.

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