What does assertive mean?

Definitions for assertive
əˈsɜr tɪvas·sertive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assertive, self-asserting, self-assertiveadjective

    aggressively self-assured

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

Wiktionary

  1. assertiveadjective

    boldly self-assured; aggressively confident; cocky

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assertiveadjective

    positive; affirming confidently; affirmative; peremptory

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Numerology

  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

Examples of assertive in a Sentence

  1. Jules Feiffer:

    At sixteen I was stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self- confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence?

  2. 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.

  3. Guard CJ McCollum:

    Angry Dame, guard CJ McCollum was Guard CJ McCollum out there tonight. That's what we need. We need Guard CJ McCollum to be aggressive, assertive, play with a chip on Guard CJ McCollum shoulder.

  4. Mawlavi Abdullah Mohammad:

    We abide by laws and rules. We give advice, but to grab someone's hand, to beat him up, to send them notice or to send them a warning letter, is against the Emirate's policy. If anyone has done this, it is a self-assertive act.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    If I were one of our Sunni Arab allies watching this, I'd be encouraged that America was back in the business of being more assertive, less passive. That does not mean you are going to send in the troops every time there is a skirmish somewhere, but I thought it was very reassuring.

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    like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
    • A. alternate
    • B. reassuring
    • C. tight
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