presumptuously

presumptuous

[pri-zuhmp-choo-uhs]
adjective
1.
full of, characterized by, or showing presumption or readiness to presume in conduct or thought.
2.
unwarrantedly or impertinently bold; forward.
3.
Obsolete, presumptive.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English < Late Latin praesūmptuōsus, variant of Latin praesūmptiōsus. See presumption, -ous

presumptuously, adverb
presumptuousness, noun
overpresumptuous, adjective
overpresumptuously, adverb
overpresumptuousness, noun
unpresumptuous, adjective
unpresumptuously, adverb
unpresumptuousness, noun

presumptive, presumptuous.


1, 2. impertinent, audacious; fresh; arrogant. See bold.


1, 2. modest, unassuming.
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presumptuous (prɪˈzʌmptjʊəs)
 
adj
1.  characterized by presumption or tending to presume; bold; forward
2.  an obsolete word for presumptive
 
pre'sumptuously
 
adv
 
pre'sumptuousness
 
n

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presumptuous
mid-14c., from O.Fr. presuntuex (12c.; Mod.Fr. presomptueux), from L.L. praesumptuosus (5c.), variant of praesumptiosus, from L. præsumptionem (see presumption).
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