an assertion, statement of opinion
We were bewildered at his assertation that the economy is thriving.
resting on a statement or claim unsupported by evidence or proof; alleged: The asserted value of the property was twice the amount anyone offered. to state with assurance, confidence, or force; state strongly or positively; affirm; aver: He asserted his innocence of the crime. to maintain or defend (claims, rights, etc.). to state as having […]
a positive statement or declaration, often without support or reason: a mere assertion; an unwarranted assertion. an act of . Contemporary Examples How does the assertion that the monarch rules “by the grace of Almighty God” square with the Trades Descriptions Act? Feminism Doesn’t Fit the Monarchy Andrew Roberts October 28, 2011 The assertion by […]
confidently aggressive or self-assured; positive: aggressive; dogmatic: He is too assertive as a salesman. having a distinctive or pronounced taste or aroma. Contemporary Examples It tells me we need more women, and men, to raise their girls the way my parents raised me: to be assertive, confident and proud. Sheryl Sandberg’s Got a Bigger Problem […]
confidently aggressive or self-assured; positive: aggressive; dogmatic: He is too assertive as a salesman. having a distinctive or pronounced taste or aroma. Contemporary Examples Lukonge chimes in assertively: “When people discourage us we feel more encouraged to go on.” Victims No More: Congo’s Badass Women Mechanics Nina Strochlic June 5, 2014 Historical Examples Well have […]