self-asserting

  • 1Self-asserting — Self as*sert ing, a. asserting one s self, or one s own rights or claims; hence, putting one s self forward in a confident or assuming manner. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2self-asserting — self as·sert·ing (sĕlf ə sûrʹtĭng) adj. 1. Asserting oneself or one s own rights or views. 2. a. Self confident. b. Overbearing; arrogant. * * * …

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  • 3self-asserting — adjective aggressively self assured an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act • Syn: ↑assertive, ↑self assertive • Ant: ↑unassertive (for: ↑ …

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  • 4self-asserting — adjective Date: 1837 1. asserting oneself or one s own rights, claims, or opinions 2. a. self assured, confident b. arrogant • self assertingly adverb …

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  • 5self-asserting — a. Bold, forward, presuming …

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  • 6Self-assertion — Self as*ser tion, n. The act of asserting one s self, or one s own rights or claims; the quality of being self asserting. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7self-assertion — self asserting, adj. self assertingly, adv. self assertive, adj. self assertively, adv. self assertiveness, n. /self euh serr sheuhn, self /, n. insistence on or an expression of one s own importance, wishes, needs, opinions, or the like. [1795… …

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  • 8Self-assertive — Self as*sert ive, a. Disposed to self assertion; self asserting. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9self-assertion — [self′ə sʉr′shən] n. the act of demanding recognition for oneself or of insisting upon one s rights, claims, etc. self assertive adj. self asserting …

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  • 10self-controlled — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, accepting, armed with patience, assured, automated, automatic, automatous, balanced, collected, composed, confident, controlled, cybernated, disciplined, endurant, enduring, equanimous, equilibrious, firm… …

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  • 11self-possessed — Synonyms and related words: aloof, assured, balanced, calm, collected, composed, confident, controlled, cool, detached, dignified, easy, easygoing, equanimous, equilibrious, even tempered, firm minded, forward, imperturbable, importunate,… …

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  • 12self-restrained — Synonyms and related words: assured, balanced, collected, composed, confident, controlled, equanimous, equilibrious, firm minded, forward, importunate, independent, levelheaded, poised, pushy, recollected, self asserting, self assertive, self… …

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  • 13self-assertive — Synonyms and related words: assertive, audacious, bold, cocksure, controlled, firm minded, forward, impertinent, importunate, independent, intrusive, meddlesome, militant, obtrusive, officious, overweening, presuming, pushful, pushing, pushy,… …

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  • 14self-assertion — n. the aggressive promotion of oneself, one s views, etc. Derivatives: self asserting adj. self assertive adj. self assertiveness n …

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  • 15self-assertive — adjective 1. aggressively self assured an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act • Syn: ↑assertive, ↑self asserting • Ant: ↑unassertive (for …

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  • 16self-assertingly — adverb see self asserting …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17self-assertingly — adverb see self asserting …

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  • 18Self-refuting idea — Self refuting ideas are ideas or statements whose falsehood is a logical consequence of the act or situation of holding them to be true. Many ideas are accused by their detractors of being self refuting, and such accusations are therefore almost… …

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  • 19Self-categorization theory — Self categorization theory, sometimes referred to as the social identity theory of the group, seeks to explain the assumptions that need to be made about psychological group formation in order to understand social categorization studies on… …

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  • 20self-incrimination — n. The act of testifying against oneself or implicating oneself in a crime, which the Fifth Amendment forbids the government to require of anyone. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney… …

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