What does assertiveness mean?

assertiveness meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"tendency toward self-assertion," 1881, from assertive + -ness.

assertiveness meaning in General Dictionary

hostile self-assurance; fond of making strong assertions

Sentence Examples with the word assertiveness

Suspicion of the growing entente between France and England soon arose on the part of Germany, and in 1905 German assertiveness was shown in a crisis which was forced on in the matter of the French activity in Morocco (q.v.), in which the handling of French policy by M.

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