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reassertion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n reassertion renewed affirmation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Reassertion rē`ăs*sẽr"shŭn A second or renewed assertion of the same thing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n reassertion A repeated assertion of the same thing; the act of asserting a new.
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Usage

In literature:

The conclusion recites the advantages of Burke's plan over all others, and reasserts its value, now proven at every point.
"English: Composition and Literature" by W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
With the first mouthful of soup Isobel's youth and strength seemed to reassert themselves.
"The Master Mummer" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
I was glad to see him reassert his authority.
"The Maids of Paradise" by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
The stronger nature had reasserted itself.
"A Christmas Accident and Other Stories" by Annie Eliot Trumbull
The first shock of his surprise was over, and now the subtle cunning of his nature began to reassert itself.
"The Boy Broker" by Frank A. Munsey
But his common sense speedily reasserted itself.
"In the Morning of Time" by Charles G. D. Roberts
In a very few moments her resourceful wits reasserted themselves.
"The Backwoodsmen" by Charles G. D. Roberts
But this passed and their natural courage soon reasserted itself.
"The Einstein See-Saw" by Miles John Breuer
Before we proceed on our way, the foppery of our charioteer reasserts itself.
"Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)" by William Delisle Hay
The succeeding ministry, called together under the failing Pitt, was the means of reasserting the right.
"The Siege of Boston" by Allen French
After a time your energies will begin to collect themselves, your mind to reassert its control.
"The Practice of Autosuggestion" by C. Harry Brooks
Then my old-time spirit reasserted itself.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
His stupefaction reasserted itself.
"Renshaw Fanning's Quest" by Bertram Mitford
Depression had reasserted itself.
"John Ames, Native Commissioner" by Bertram Mitford
But he was young, and his spirits soon reasserted themselves.
"Harley Greenoak's Charge" by Bertram Mitford
Then breeding reasserted itself and Judith was able to go through the introductions without further embarrassment.
"Thirty" by Howard Vincent O'Brien
The teachers themselves had repeatedly reasserted that Paolo Laurenzano was their best pupil.
"Klytia" by George Taylor
With her returning vigor, Mariana's normal nature reasserted itself.
"Phases of an Inferior Planet" by Ellen Glasgow
Youth, however, soon reasserted itself.
"Seldwyla Folks" by Gottfried Keller
The woman's strong nature reasserted itself; the iron will rose up, ready to do battle with the foolish heart.
"John Marchmont's Legacy, Volumes I-III" by Mary E. Braddon
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In poetry:

Then with Ossian's rhythmic Measure
Comes upon the fancy's sight,
One with golden locks; resplendent,
Great and strong with eyes of azure,
And, again in the ascendant,
Magic reasserts her might.
"Preface To Diarmid's Story" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell

In news:

Olympics Give 'Today' a Way to Reassert Its Morning Dominance.
As protests rage, Egypt's military tries to reassert its role.
Pope Benedict XVI's 30-year campaign to reassert conservative Catholicism.
States reassert sovereignty with legislation.
Gruden, Garcia rip report, reassert that injury is minor.
In Asia, Obama Reasserts His Foreign Policy Role.
Consumers are reasserting themselves as the key driver of US economic growth.
In the interest of reasserting the time honored value of cherishing what is free, this article will cover enjoyable activities that costs little to no money.
Iran Reasserts Legitimacy of Vote, Obama Condemns Violence.
Iran's top electoral body on Friday reasserted its evaluation of the disputed presidential election, calling the contest the "healthiest" since the country's Islamic Revolution in 1979.
"I think Russia is getting more nationalistic, and I think it's been strengthened in this reasserting of sovereignty," said Dmitry Trenin, deputy director of studies at the Carnegie Moscow Center.
4 Michigan stumbled out of the gate in its first test of the season before picking themselves back up and reasserting themselves.
Danell Leyva reasserted his place on the US gymnastics landscape Thursday, moving ahead of teammate John Orozco after the first day of the US Olympic trials.
With his venturesome second solo LP, Primitive Cool, Mick Jagger has finally reasserted his voice of rage and disdain — or at least he has managed to reinvoke it as much as may be possible for an artist so worldly and unsentimental.
They even have the help of the Astroturf groups as they try to dismantle the copper plant and reassert their Monopoly.
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In science:

The user can remove this sentence again, or keep it and try to reassert it later when the rest of the ontology has changed.
AceWiki: Collaborative Ontology Management in Controlled Natural Language
But the case for (c) is made only indirectly, essentially by dismissing Jarrett and reasserting Bell’s claim to the contrary.
Local Causality and Completeness: Bell vs. Jarrett
When the frame size is reduced sufficiently the customary behaviour of a larger X 2 in the large λ phase reasserts itself.
Scaling in Steiner Random Surfaces
Kurtz, et al . and Moed’s results, and reasserting their claims that OA is the dominant effect.
Open Access does not increase citations for research articles from The Astrophysical Journal
We will have the opportunity to reassert this fact here with our results for the Weyl equation.
Graphene tests of Klein phenomena
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