HyperDic: assertive

English > 1 sense of the word assertive:
ADJECTIVEallassertive, self-asserting, self-assertiveaggressively self-assured
assertive > pronunciation
Soundsahser'tihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > assertive: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningaggressively self-assured.
Examples
  • "an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue"
  • "pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act"
Synonymsself-asserting, self-assertive
Narrowercockyoverly self-confident or self-assertive
emphatic, forcefulforceful and definite in expression or action
See alsoaggressiveHaving or showing determination and energetic / energetic pursuit of your ends
imperativerequiring attention or action
OppositeunassertiveInclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence
Spanishasertiva, asertivo
Catalanassertiu
Nounsassertivenessaggressive self-assurance
Adverbsassertivelyin an assertive manner
Verbsassertinsist on having one's opinions and rights recognized

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