adjective. ['əˈsɝːtəd'] confidently declared to be so.
Words that Rhyme with Asserted
Example sentences of the word asserted
1. Verb, past tense
They once again asserted that only marriages between a man and a woman should be legally recognized.
2. Verb, past participle
In your answer, you must admit or deny every allegation asserted in the opposition.
Quotes containing the word asserted
1. That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
- Christopher Hitchens
2. I am not an angel,' I asserted; 'and I will not be one till I die: I will be myself. Mr. Rochester, you must neither expect nor exact anything celestial of me - for you will not get it, any more than I shall get it of you: which I do not at all anticipate.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
3. People cited violation of the First Amendment when a New Jersey schoolteacher asserted that evolution and the Big Bang are not scientific and that Noah's ark carried dinosaurs. This case is not about the need to separate church and state; it's about the need to separate ignorant, scientifically illiterate people from the ranks of teachers.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson