[uh-sur-shuh n] /əˈsɜr ʃən/
a positive statement or declaration, often without support or reason:
a mere assertion; an unwarranted assertion.
an act of .
a positive statement, usually made without an attempt at furnishing evidence
the act of asserting
early 15c., assercioun, from Middle French assertion (14c.) or directly from Late Latin assertionem (nominative assertio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin asserere “claim rights over something, state, maintain, affirm,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + serere “join” (see series). By “joining oneself” to a particular view, one “claimed” or “maintained” it.
[uh-sur-tiv] /əˈsɜr tɪv/ adjective 1. confidently aggressive or self-assured; positive: aggressive; dogmatic: He is too assertive as a salesman. 2. having a distinctive or pronounced taste or aroma. /əˈsɜːtɪv/ adjective 1. confident and direct in claiming one’s rights or putting forward one’s views 2. given to making assertions or bold demands; dogmatic or aggressive adj. […]
[non-uh-ses-uh-buh l] /ˌnɒn əˈsɛs ə bəl/ adjective 1. (of stock) exempting the investor from any expense or liability beyond the amount of his or her investment.
[uh-sahy-nuh-buh l] /əˈsaɪ nə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being specified: The word has no assignable meaning in our language. 2. capable of being attributed: This work is assignable to a 12th-century poet. 3. Law. capable of being .
[uh-sim-uh-ley-shuh n] /əˌsɪm əˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of , or of absorbing information, experiences, etc.: the need for quick assimilation of the facts. 2. the state or condition of being , or of being absorbed into something. 3. the process of adapting or adjusting to the culture of a group or […]