Assertive vs Argumentative - What's the difference?

assertive | argumentative |


As adjectives the difference between assertive and argumentative

is that assertive is boldly self-assured; confident without being aggressive while argumentative is prone to argue or dispute.

assertive

English

Adjective

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

    * assertiveness

    argumentative

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Prone to argue or dispute
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    See also

    * disputatious * dispute