- guaranteed; sure; certain; secure: an assured income.
- bold; confident; authoritative: His art was both assured and facile.
- boldly presumptuous.
- Chiefly British. insured, as against loss.
- the beneficiary under a policy.
- the person whose life or property is covered by a policy.
Origin of assured
Related Words for unassuredafraid, unsure, hesitant, touchy, shaky, apprehensive, anxious, uptight, troubled, prudent, simple, humble, quiet, unassuming, moderate, reticent, wary, cautious, diffident, demure
Examples from the Web for unassured
Historical Examples of unassured
Failure was instinct in her, in her faded colouring and eager, unassured manner.Regiment of Women
When the answer came, it was strangely deprecatory, uncertain, unassured.Vera
Richard Harding Davis
If she were worth her salt she would have too much pride to be intimate with a youth in your unassured position, to say no worse.Two on a Tower
The sun still shone in heaven, and still Edward's conquest was unassured.The Last Of The Barons, Complete
It recalled to her the ways of his pathetic youth, his youth that obscurity made wild and shy and unassured.The Divine Fire
- made certain; sure; guaranteed
- mainly British insured, esp by a life assurance policy
- mainly British
- the beneficiary under a life assurance policy
- the person whose life is insured
of persons, "confident, self-assured," late 14c., past participle adjective from assure. Related: Assuredly; assuredness.