Definition of "self-assured" [self•-as•sured]

  • Having or showing confidence and poise. (adjective)

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Use "self-assured" in a sentence
  • "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."