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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Assertive  \As*sert"ive\,  a. 
  Positive;  affirming  confidently;  affirmative;  peremptory. 
 
  In  a  confident  and  assertive  form  --Glanvill. 
  {As*sert"ive*ly},  adv  --  {As*sert"ive*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  assertive 
  adj  1:  inclined  to  bold  and  confident  assertion;  aggressively 
  self-assured;  "an  energetic  assertive  boy  who  was 
  always  ready  to  argue";  "pointing  directly  at  a 
  listener  is  an  assertive  act"  [ant:  {unassertive}] 
  2:  confidently  aggressive;  "too  assertive  as  a  salesman";  "his 
  self-assertive  and  unflagging  energy"  [syn:  {self-asserting}, 
  {self-assertive}] 




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