unassertive

adjective un·as·ser·tive \ ˌən-ə-ˈsər-tiv \

Definition of unassertive

: not assertive : modest, shy

unassertively

adverb

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First Known Use of unassertive

1861

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Definition of unassertive for English Language Learners

  • : not talking or behaving in a loud and confident way : not assertive


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