Self-assured Self`-as*sured`, a. Assured by or of one's self; self-reliant; complacent. [1913 Webster]

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  • self-assured — also self assured, 1711, from SELF (Cf. self) + assured (see ASSURE (Cf. assure)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • self-assured — self′ assured′ adj. self confident • Etymology: 1705–15 self′ assur′edly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • self-assured — [adj] confident assured, believing, bold, brave, cocksure*, cocky, courageous, expectant, expecting, fearless, overconfident, positive, puffed up*, secure, sure, unafraid; concepts 403,404 …   New thesaurus

  • self-assured — self assurance ► NOUN ▪ confidence in one s own abilities or character. DERIVATIVES self assured adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • self-assured — index assertive, positive (confident) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • self-assured — adjective showing poise and confidence in your own worth hardly more than a boy but firm knit and self confident • Syn: ↑self confident • Similar to: ↑confident • Derivationally related forms: ↑self confidence ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-assured — ADJ GRADED Someone who is self assured shows confidence in what they say and do because they are sure of their own abilities. He s a self assured, confident negotiator. Syn: self confident …   English dictionary

  • self-assured — adjective calm and confident about what you are doing: His air of self assured confidence made him a born leader. self assurance noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • self-assured — self assuredness /self euh shoor id nis/, n. /self euh shoord /, adj. self confident. [1705 15] Syn. assured, confident, cocky, positive. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-assured — self as sured adj calm and confident about what you are doing ≠ ↑hesitant >self assurance n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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