assuredness assuredness

Definition(s):

  • (n) great coolness and composure under strain

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Songs shift moods and tempos gradually, moving from sweetness and light to gothic black with the assuredness of great storytelling.
  2. Other than winning with supreme self-assuredness, Jordan is loved because his image is, above all else, personality-less.
  3. So far only Lifetime displays the self-assuredness of a mature woman, and has even created offspring, spinning off Lifetime Real Women and the Lifetime Movie Network.

News

  • Kiernan Shipka going places

    The stoic, unblinking stare. The misplaced self-assuredness. The penchant for picking up bad habits.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. Ferdinand, who returned ahead of schedule from a back complaint against the Baggies, said: "Edwin is the best keeper I've played with. It's as simple as that. The record, the stuff we've won together, the assuredness that he transmits from himself...
    on Jan 28, 2009 By: Rio Ferdinand Source: Independent

  2. "It is a fantastic achievement to get to the Champions League final," added Neville. "We have talked over the last seven or eight years how we have not been quite ready at times. We have maybe lacked assuredness in the defensive side of...
    on May 6, 2008 By: Gary Neville Source: Daily Mail

  3. "We welcome scrutiny here," said Stern. "This is something that should be scrutinized, and we're in the process of formulating our own assuredness, if we possibly can, that nothing like Donaghy will happen again. But if it does, it won't be...
    on Jun 12, 2008 By: David Stern Source: CNN International

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