ASSERTION

n. 1. the forceful, sometimes aggressive, statement of beliefs, claims, or rights on another person 2. in sport, the use of force within the parameters of the game to achieve a strategic advantage over an opponent. Also known as proactive aggression. Compare with reactive aggression.

ASSERTION: "The person made the assertion that the professor's act was unconstitutional and refused to back down on this belief. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ASSERTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/assertion/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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