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self-assurance

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Definition of self-assurance in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Confidence in one’s own abilities or character: his air of self-assurance
More example sentences
  • In all the pictures, she's got a striking air of confidence and self-assurance about her.
  • Their confidence and self-assurance is indeed palpable, as is their ability to express themselves uninhibitedly.
  • He plays the role with a mixture of sadness and self-assurance that makes his character the most memorable in the picture.
Synonyms
self-confidence, confidence, belief in oneself, positiveness, assertiveness, assurance, self-reliance, self-possession, composure, nerve, poise, presence, aplomb

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