Definition of nonassertive
: not assertive: such asa : not disposed to or characterized by bold or confident statements and behavior a quiet, nonassertive person/personalityb : having a subtle rather than a strong flavor or aroma Fresh pasta is delicate and absorbs sauce more readily than dried, so it works best with a light, nonassertive sauce. — Jane Brody
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