assertive

/əˈsɚtɪv/

  • confident in behavior or style
    1. an assertive attitude
    2. Their daughter is an assertive little girl.
    3. The country has adopted a more assertive [=aggressive] foreign policy.
    4. If you want people to listen to your opinions, you'll need to learn to be more assertive.
    5. a sauce with an assertive flavor [=a strong flavor]