Definitions for assertiveəˈsɜr tɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

as•ser•tiveəˈsɜr tɪv(adj.)

  1. confidently aggressive or self-assured; forceful; dogmatic.

  2. having a distinctive or pronounced taste or aroma.

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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

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(too) inclined to assert oneself.

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