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Synonyms for assertive

Synonyms for assertive

marked by boldness and assertiveness


bold and definite in character

Synonyms for assertive

aggressively self-assured

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The President needs to be assertive and put his foot down to stamp out the misuse of public funds by the people he trusts," he said.
Compromising-both parties are sometimes assertive and sometimes cooperative.
The County of San Bernardino Department of Behavioral Health (DBH), which may also be referred to as the County or by the 24-Hour Crisis and Emergency Services, is seeking proposals from interested and qualified organizations and agencies to provide a proposed plan for the provision of Members Assertive Positive Solutions (MAPS) Community Treatment Team Services.
Being assertive is usually a much more effective way of communicating than aggression, which can damage relationships and alienate others, or passivity, which can lead to resentment and reinforce low selfesteem.
To stand up tall, make good eye contact and give a response - an assertive one that lets the bully know this sort of behaviour isn't right.
Bookbug Assertive Outreach is currently taking place in Argyll and Bute, Dundee, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow, Inverclyde, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire and West Lothian.
Caballo (1993) explains that assertive individuals usually cope well in their interpersonal relations, are satisfied with their social life, and are confident that they can change when they need to.
In regards to the issues on conflicting interest with the surrounding countries, including Japan, China's response has been criticized as assertive, and there is a concern over its future direction,'' the 2011 Japanese defense white paper said.
Assertive outreach in mental healthcare; current perspectives.
23 these mothers shed their original identity and take "on an uncharacteristic, assertive, decidedly non-feminine one, instead.
1) with interest, but was very surprised to see that no mention was made of the Assertive Community Treatment Programme that has been running in the Western Cape since 2007.
A majority of senior technical women consider themselves to be assertive, collaborators, hard workers who work long hours, unafraid to question, risk-takers, and analytical in nature, according to a new report published today by the Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology (ABI).
A NORTH Wales company is offering advice on how to be assertive and the art of saying 'no'.
The dominance of assertive secularism, in a nutshell, meant the victory of the secular movement over its religious rival" (pp.
The antidote to such situations: Learn how to be assertive but not aggressive at your workplace.