- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||forward or aggressive in speech or action.
To make them listen, you'll need to be more assertive.
- acquiescent, meek, retiring, servile, timid, unassertive
- similar words:
- affirmative, aggressive, free, obtrusive
||bumptious, commanding, competitive, confident, enterprising, loud
||assertively (adv.), assertiveness (n.)