(1) Generally unassertive in a meandering current affairs debate and seemingly exasperated at having to read the Sunday papers ‘so fast’, at times he seemed overwhelmed.(2) She is warlike and aggressive, not submissive and unassertive .(3) Sandler plays his usual emasculated man-boy, this time as an unassertive executive assistant named Dave Buznik.(4) I could never portray anybody mousy or unassertive , or that typical starlet persona.(5) She was known to be shy and for the most part, unassertive .(6) Delivered by an unassertive voice-over that barely rises above an ambient whisper, it's the perfect accompaniment to an ad that is as pedestrian as they come.(7) Extraversion results were moderately low which suggests you are reclusive, quiet, unassertive , and secretive.(8) These are only descriptions of unpleasant, unassertive , dishonest, or unprofessional attitudes.(9) He was introspective yet endearing, single-minded yet unassertive .(10) According to Ellis, the woman who persisted in being shy and unassertive was committing social and sexual ‘suicide’.(11) At Ballydoyle in Tipperary two months before Cheltenham, O'Brien, who was habitually unassertive about his horses, ran a hand across Istabraq's flank and told me quietly: ‘He'll blow them away.’(12) Early days yet, but so far Franks - he's the allegedly brainy one - has been a noticeably hesitant, unassertive presence, and on performance to date, he would be first in line to get voted off the island.(13) Burt is of average height and unassertive demeanour, a strange mixture of the predatory and the conservative.(14) One possible explanation would be that workers are not assigned to jobs randomly, but that managerial positions are given primarily to assertive people, whereas subordinate jobs are given primarily to unassertive people.(15) I had always thought of this boy as unassertive and bookish.(16) Extroverts tend to be more optimistic, positive, energetic and confident when compared with introverts, who are likely to be more passive, reserved, compliant, unassertive and unadventurous.