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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Cockiness; Pushiness

Usage examples (32)
  • But the most striking thing about her was her self-assertiveness.
  • Then it occurred to Danny that it wasn't merely self-assertiveness: it was fear.
  • If there was any measure of self-assertiveness between them, it belonged chiefly to Tommy.
  • Self-defense and self-assertiveness training is crucial ... even better, a detective relative, like EE's. for more
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