Definitions for taken for granted

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. axiomatic, self-evident, taken for granted(p)(adj)

    evident without proof or argument

    "an axiomatic truth"; "we hold these truths to be self-evident"

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Wyndham Lewis:

    Revolution today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull.

  2. Bertrand Russell:

    In all things it is a good idea to hang a question mark now and then on the things we have taken for granted.

  3. Elizabeth Bowen:

    All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved.

  4. Bertrand Russell:

    In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.

  5. Joyce Brothers:

    Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life.


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