Antonyms of adj self-asserting

1 sense of self-asserting

Sense 1
assertive (vs. unassertive), self-asserting, self-assertive -- (aggressively self-assured; "an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue"; "pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act")


Similarity of adj self-asserting

1 sense of self-asserting

Sense 1
assertive (vs. unassertive), self-asserting, self-assertive -- (aggressively self-assured; "an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue"; "pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act")
       => cocky -- (overly self-confident or self-assertive; "a very cocky young man")
       => emphatic, forceful -- (forceful and definite in expression or action; "the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty")
          Also See-> aggressive#1; imperative#1

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