nonassertive

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adjective non·as·ser·tive \ˌnän-ə-ˈsər-tiv, -a-\

Definition of nonassertive

  1. :  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

nonassertively

adverb

nonassertiveness

noun

First Known Use of nonassertive

1869


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