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1. unassertive

adjective. inclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence.

Synonyms

  • reticent
  • self-effacing
  • timid
  • unaggressive
  • retiring
  • nonaggressive
  • nonassertive

Antonyms

  • domineering
  • assertive
  • aggressive
  • disobedient

Etymology

  • assertive (English)
  • -ive (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Sentences with unassertive


1. Adjective
On the contrary, a group with all meek, mild-mannered and unassertive temperaments may contribute to a lack of focus, task-direction and timely work.

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