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Antonyms for unassertively

in an unassertive manner


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As often in his writing, Pater introduces a point of major significance so quietly and unassertively that it slips past the reader's (and opponent's) guard.
(1991; Study 1) asked participants to recall either 6 or 12 instances in which they behaved either assertively or unassertively. Pre-testing revealed that recalling 6 examples was easy, whereas retrieving 12 instances was difficult.
America's Women's Memorial is part of an honorific landscape, gently and unassertively making its meaning felt through its spaces, and so it avoids assertive gestures of so many of the other monuments of the US capital.