1. [syn: assertive, self-asserting, self-assertive]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Assertive \As*sert"ive\, a.
Positive; affirming confidently; affirmative; peremptory.
In a confident and assertive form. --Glanvill.
[1913 Webster] As*sert"ive*ly, adv. -- As*sert"ive*ness,
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: aggressively self-assured; "an energetic assertive boy
who was always ready to argue"; "pointing directly at a
listener is an assertive act" [syn: assertive, self-
asserting, self-assertive] [ant: unassertive]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
27 Moby Thesaurus words for "assertive":
absolute, affirmative, affirmatory, aggressive, assertative,
assertional, bold, bossy, certain, confident, decided, declarative,
declaratory, definite, doctrinaire, dogmatic, domineering,
emphatic, firm, insistent, opinionated, peremptory, positive,
predicational, predicative, pushy, sure