self-assurance
noun Date: 1594 self-confidence

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-assurance — also self assurance, 1590s, from SELF (Cf. self) + ASSURANCE (Cf. assurance) …   Etymology dictionary

  • self-assurance — self assurance, assurance, *confidence, self confidence, aplomb, self possession Analogous words: coolness, collectedness, imperturbability (see corresponding adjectives at COOL): composure, sangfroid, *equanimity Contrasted words: diffidence,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • self-assurance — [self′ə shoor′əns] n. confidence in oneself, or in one s own ability, talent, etc. self assured adj …   English World dictionary

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

  • self-assurance — index composure, surety (certainty) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • self-assurance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ new found ▪ blustery ▪ masculine VERB + SELF ASSURANCE ▪ be lacking in, lack ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • self-assurance — noun you need to build up your self assurance Syn: self confidence, confidence, assertiveness, self reliance, composure, self possession, presence of mind, aplomb Ant: diffidence …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • self-assurance — N UNCOUNT Someone who has self assurance shows confidence in the things that they say and do because they are sure of their abilities. Syn: self confidence …   English dictionary

  • self-assurance — /self euh shoor euhns, self /, n. self confidence. [1585 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-assurance — self′ assur′ance n. self confidence • Etymology: 1585–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • self-assurance — self as surance noun uncount relaxed confidence that comes from being sure of your abilities …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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