self-asserting

adjective
self-as·​sert·​ing | \ ˌself-ə-ˈsər-tiŋ How to pronounce self-asserting (audio) \

Definition of self-asserting

1 : asserting oneself or one's own rights, claims, or opinions

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self-assertingly \ ˌself-​ə-​ˈsər-​tiŋ-​lē How to pronounce self-asserting (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of self-asserting

1821, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of self-asserting was in 1821

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“Self-asserting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-asserting. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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