American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having or showing confidence and poise.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Assured by or of one's self; self-reliant; complacent.
- adj. showing poise and confidence in your own worth
- self- + assured (Wiktionary)
“He started to seem more self-assured and more likable.”
“Rabbi Knobel—a short, self-assured man wearing glasses, a close-cropped beard, and a white robe with a gold-embroidered stole—then takes his place at the podium.”
“He has a self-assured manner that borders on smugness, and his deep voice fills the sanctuary authoritatively as he emphatically delivers his sermon.”
“He is completely self-assured, confident, quick talking.”
“Their office looked like the Ritz and their salesman – his name escapes me while I scream some more – their saleman was glib and self-assured and just a little cocky.”
“In that study, they found that those scoring high in narcissism tended to display the four main components of the "charismatic air": attractiveness (flashy and neat attire), competence (self-assured behavior), interpersonal warmth (charming glances) and humor (witty verbal expressions).”
“Both extroverts and self-centered people displayed self-assured body movements and friendly facial expressions and made original self-introductions.”
“Extroversion was related to cues that had a positive effect on popularity: fashionable appearance; speedy, energetic and self-assured body movements; friendly facial expressions, strong voice; and original self-introductions.”
“In fairness to Bhutto, the handsome, self-assured, and charming woman who returned to Pakistan at age fifty-four was very different from the woman who had first become prime minister at the age of thirty-five.”
“Nicklaus, who'd spoken to McIlroy after Augusta, praised the young champion's "moxie" and self-assured strut.”
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