assumptive, assuming, presumptuous(adj)
"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"
Going beyond what is right or proper because of an excess of self-confidence or arrogance
Origin: praesumptuosus. Confer: presumption, French présomptueux, Old French presumptuous.
full of presumption; presuming; overconfident or venturesome; audacious; rash; taking liberties unduly; arrogant; insolent; as, a presumptuous commander; presumptuous conduct
founded on presumption; as, a presumptuous idea
done with hold design, rash confidence, or in violation of known duty; willful
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prē-zump′tū-us, adj. full of presumption: going beyond the bounds of right or duty: bold and confident: founded on presumption: wilful.—adv. Presump′tuously.—n. Presump′tuousness. [L. præsumptuosus.]
The numerical value of presumptuous in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of presumptuous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I think it is somewhat presumptuous to take it to the UN for a vote before the Congressional review is over, that's why I think it would be better for them not to do it that way.
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- самоуверен, дързъкBulgarian
- drzý, troufalý, domýšlivýCzech
- überheblich, anmaßendGerman
- häbematu, jultunudEstonian
- présomptueux, outrecuidantFrench
- dàna, dalmScottish Gaelic
- חוצפן, שחצן, יהירHebrew
- sfacciato, sfrontatoItalian
- 厚かましい, 図々しいJapanese
- pokake, tahataha, whakametometoMāori
- дерзкий, нахальный, наглый, самонадеянный, самоуверенныйRussian
- övermodig, förmätenSwedish
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