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presumption
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

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Definition
exercising privileges to which one is not entitled — such as being too familiar or too bossy
  • But never did he do aught at all presumptuously to any man.
    Book 4 (82% in)
  • But he is of a sober wit, and thinketh it shame in his heart as on this his first coming to make show of presumptuous words in the presence of thee, in whose voice we twain delight as in the voice of a god.
    Book 4 (19% in)
  • Then Odysseus of many counsels looked fiercely on him and said: 'Stranger, thou hast not spoken well; thou art like a man presumptuous.
    Book 8 (29% in)

There are no more uses of "presumptuous" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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