Antonyms

1. self-assertion

noun. the act of asserting yourself in an aggressive manner.

Antonyms

  • lack

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Rhymes with Self Assertion

  • reassertion
  • cistercian
  • insertion
  • exertion
  • desertion
  • coercion
  • mershon
  • gershon

2. self-satisfaction

noun. the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself.

Synonyms

  • self-complacency
  • complacency
  • smugness
  • satisfaction

Antonyms

  • discontentment
  • nonpayment
  • letdown
  • boredom

Etymology

  • satisfaction (English)
  • satisfactio (Latin)
  • self- (English)

3. self-sustaining

adjective. able to provide for your own needs without help from others.

Synonyms

  • independent
  • self-sufficient

Antonyms

  • joint
  • unfree
  • nonworker

4. self-confidence

noun. ['ˌsɛlfˈkɑːnfədəns'] freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities.

Synonyms

  • assurance
  • authority
  • uncertain
  • sure
  • self-assurance
  • unsure
  • certainty
  • incertain
  • sureness
  • confidence

Antonyms

  • uncertain
  • sure
  • unsure
  • uncertainty

Etymology

  • confidence (English)
  • confidentia (Latin)
  • self- (English)

5. self-determination

noun. ['ˈsɛlfdɪˌtɝːməˈneɪʃən'] government of a political unit by its own people.

Synonyms

  • self-rule
  • local option
  • home rule
  • liberty
  • self-government
  • autonomy

Etymology

  • determination (English)
  • self- (English)

6. self-assertion

noun. the act of putting forth your own opinions in a boastful or inconsiderate manner that implies you feel superior to others.

Synonyms

  • boasting
  • boast
  • jactitation

7. assertion

noun. ['əˈsɝːʃən'] a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary).

Synonyms

  • accusation
  • contention
  • ipse dixit
  • denial
  • ipsedixitism
  • charge
  • affirmation
  • testimony
  • asseveration
  • averment
  • avouchment
  • claim
  • avowal
  • declaration

Antonyms

  • affirmative
  • prosecution
  • linger
  • absolve

Etymology

  • assertion (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • assertio (Latin)

8. assertion

noun. ['əˈsɝːʃən'] the act of affirming or asserting or stating something.

Synonyms

  • statement
  • speech act
  • affirmation

Antonyms

  • overcharge
  • discharge
  • unburden
  • empty

Etymology

  • assertion (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • assertio (Latin)

9. self

noun. ['ˈsɛlf'] your consciousness of your own identity.

Synonyms

  • anima
  • ego

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • self (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. self

noun. ['ˈsɛlf'] a person considered as a unique individual.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • number one
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker

Etymology

  • self (Middle English (1100-1500))
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