assertiveness training

noun

: a method of training individuals to act in a bold self-confident manner

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Simple examples include assertiveness training, regular cardio workouts and programs to help people sleep better. Roger Vincent Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 25 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of assertiveness training was in 1967

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“Assertiveness training.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assertiveness%20training. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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