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. Marshall Smith:

    These programs are not designed to deal with addiction ... we can make it better by including assertive programs to get people into recovery.

  5. 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.

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