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Self-applause
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self-assessment
Self-assumed
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self-assurance
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self-assuredness
self-aware
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self-assertion definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the act of putting forth your own opinions in a boastful or inconsiderate manner that implies you feel superior to others
2: the act of asserting yourself in an aggressive manner

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1806 1. the act of asserting oneself or one's own rights, claims, or opinions 2. the act of asserting one's superiority over others

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the aggressive promotion of oneself, one's views, etc. Derivatives: self-asserting adj. self-assertive adj. self-assertiveness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Self-assertion Self`-as*ser"tion, n. The act of asserting one's self, or one's own rights or claims; the quality of being self-asserting.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Self-assertion is confidence that you have in speaking firmly about your opinions and demanding the rights that you believe you should have. ...her silence and lack of self-assertion...



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