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The Importance of Being Earnest
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presumption
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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as in: he is presumptuous Define
exercising privileges to which one is not entitled -- such as being too familiar or too bossy
  • You are presumptuous.

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  • She is pushy and presumptuous. I can’t stand to be around her.
  • Her presumption is intolerable.

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unspecified meaning
  • And I presume you know what that unfortunate movement led to?
  • ] Both, if necessary, I presume.

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as in: presumption of innocence Define
something thought of as true without proof
as in: he is presumptuous Define
exercising privileges to which one is not entitled -- such as being too familiar or too bossy
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