- Self-assertion is defined as the practice of looking out for your own interests and views.
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.
self-assertion definition by Webster's New World
the act of demanding recognition for oneself or of insisting upon one's rights, claims, etc.
self-assertion definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Determined advancement of one's own personality, wishes, or views.
- selfˌ-as·serˈtive adjective
- selfˌ-as·serˈtive·ly adverb
- self-as·serˈtive·ness noun