self-assertion

noun
self-as·​ser·​tion | \ˌself-ə-ˈsər-shən \

Definition of self-assertion 

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

2 : the act of asserting one's superiority over others

First Known Use of self-assertion

1805, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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self-assertion

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English Language Learners Definition of self-assertion

: the act of expressing or defending your rights, claims, or opinions in a confident or forceful way

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