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assumptive Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite excessively forward
    presumptuous; assuming.
    • 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
  2. adjective satellite accepted as real or true without proof
    • the assumed reason for his absence
    • assumptive beliefs

As*sump"tive adjective
L. assumptivus, fr. assumptus, fr. assumere.
  1. Assumed, or capable of being assumed; characterized by assumption; making unwarranted claims. -- As*sump"tive*ly, adv. Percy Smith.

Webster 1913