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self-assured

[ self-uh-shoord ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-assured

Synonyms for self-assured

  • assured
  • cocky
  • confident
  • courageous
  • overconfident
  • believing
  • bold
  • brave
  • cocksure
  • expectant
  • expecting
  • fearless
  • full of oneself
  • positive
  • puffed up
  • secure
  • sure
  • sure of oneself
  • unafraid
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Antonyms for self-assured

  • fearful
  • shy
  • timid
  • uncertain
  • unsure
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-ASSURED

He was convinced of it now, and he had never been more happy or self-assured.

To most of us he seemed too self-assertive, too self-assured.

And he seemed to become again an important, self-assured man.

And she knew so much, so self-assured, and not yet nineteen.

They are bold and self-assured, when they are in the right; but uneasy, when they know they are wrong.

There he stood, probably as handsome, as fascinating as ever, certainly as self-assured.

In some ways, she was the most beautiful of all of them, the most self-assured and poised.

She was the mistress, quiet and self-assured, he her rejoiced husband and servant.

He was stung by her assumption that he could be so self-assured.

Never had I known Henry James so radiant, so cheerful or so self-assured.

WORD ORIGIN

1711, from self- + assured.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SELF-ASSURED

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composed

adjectivecalm, collected
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