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1. assertiveness

noun. ['əˈsɝːtɪvnəs'] aggressive self-assurance; given to making bold assertions.

Synonyms

  • cockiness
  • positivism
  • pushiness
  • bumptiousness
  • forwardness
  • positiveness
  • positivity

Antonyms

  • negativity
  • unwillingness
  • lateness
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • assertive (English)
  • -ive (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Assertiveness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness
  • awkwardness

Example sentences of the word assertiveness


1. Noun, singular or mass
This may be the most important part of the essay because it establishes your assertiveness from the beginning.

2. self-assertiveness

noun. aggressive self-assurance; given to making bold assertions.

Synonyms

  • cockiness
  • positivism
  • pushiness
  • bumptiousness
  • forwardness
  • positiveness
  • positivity

Antonyms

  • negativity
  • unwillingness
  • lateness
  • disadvantage
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