Strong for his years and self-assertive, the boys feared him.
You need for a wife some one not too self-assertive, and who believes in you.
His was a firm mind, sure of itself, but not self-assertive.
To most of us he seemed too self-assertive, too self-assured.
But the tone more than the words was self-assertive, even arrogant.
It was the most self-assertive speech ...