Definition of Overassert
1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]
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Literary usage of Overassert
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1. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1907)
"For three months every attempt to organize it met with failure, failure which was the harder because of the natural dislike of a stranger to overassert ..."
2. Understanding Germany, The Only Way to End War, and Other Essays by Max Eastman (1916)
"And having manufactured, must they not inevitably overassert its glories? It seems to me quaintly characteristic of all human nature that these people, ..."
3. The Modern Treatment of Nervous and Mental Diseases by William Alanson White, Smith Ely Jelliffe (1913)
"The psychopathic individual has to find his way between the tendency to doubt and the tendency to overassert. An early realization of what counts in ..."
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