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Assumptive - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Assumptive' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Assumptive [ a.]
- Assumed, or capable of being assumed; characterized by assumption; making unwarranted claims.

Meaning of 'Assumptive' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . assumptive [ s]
Meaning (1):
- excessively forward
Example in sentence:
  • an assumptive person;
  • on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide;
  • the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants
Meaning (2):
- accepted as real or true without proof
Example in sentence:
  • assumptive beliefs;
  • the assumed reason for his absence