Assertive vs Assertion - What's the difference?

assertive | assertion |


As an adjective assertive

is boldly self-assured; confident without being aggressive.

As a noun assertion is

the act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

assertive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • boldly self-assured; confident without being aggressive
  • Derived terms

    * assertiveness

    assertion

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.
  • Maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives.
  • (computing) A statement in a program asserting a condition expected to be true at a particular point, used in debugging.
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