self-assertion [-ə sʉr′s̸hən]
Self-assertion is defined as the practice of looking out for your own interests and views.noun
When you are not afraid to speak up for yourself, share your ideas and ask for what you want, this is an example of self-assertion.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
the act of demanding recognition for oneself or of insisting upon one's rights, claims, etc.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Determined advancement of one's own personality, wishes, or views.
- selfˌ-as·serˈtive adjective
- selfˌ-as·serˈtive·ly adverb
- self-as·serˈtive·ness noun