self-assurance

[ self-uh-shoo r-uh ns, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf əˈʃʊər əns, ˌsɛlf- /

noun

Origin of self-assurance

First recorded in 1585–95
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British Dictionary definitions for self-assurance

self-assurance


noun

confidence in the validity, value, etc, of one's own ideas, opinions, etc
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Word Origin and History for self-assurance

self-assurance


n.

1590s, from self- + assurance.

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