Definitions for "Assertive"
Positive; affirming confidently; affirmative; peremptory.
inclined to bold and confident assertion; aggressively self-assured; "an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue"; "pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act"
confidently aggressive; "too assertive as a salesman"; "his self-assertive and unflagging energy"
Keywords:  upfront, forward
Upfront, forward
standing up for your self, defending your rights, expressing your feelings and wants clearly without taking away the rights of others.
directly saying what he/she wants without saying "please," or asking about or stating a social norm ("Did the teacher say it was OK?"). In a conflict a child will state his/her desire in a firm, forceful manner and using no "softeners."
an interaction between modalities where both have syntax, but only one controls the primary expression of meaning
A term indicating the presence of a pronounced taste or aroma.