[ self-uh-sur-shuhn, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf əˈsɜr ʃən, ˌsɛlf- /
insistence on or an expression of one's own importance, wishes, needs, opinions, or the like.
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Origin of self-assertion
First recorded in 1795–1805
SYNONYMS FOR self-assertion
self-as·sert·ing, adjectiveself-as·sert·ing·ly, adverbself-as·ser·tive, adjectiveself-as·ser·tive·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for self assertive
the act or an instance of putting forward one's own opinions, etc, esp in an aggressive or conceited manner
self-asserting, adjectiveself-assertingly, adverbself-assertive, adjectiveself-assertively, adverb
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