over assumptive

assumptive

[uh-suhmp-tiv]
adjective
1.
taken for granted.
2.
characterized by assumption: an assumptive statement.

Origin:
1605–15; < Latin assūmptīvus, equivalent to assūmpt(us) (past participle) (see assumption) + -īvus -ive

assumptively, adverb
nonassumptive, adjective
overassumptive, adjective
overassumptively, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To over assumptive
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

assumptive
1610s, from L. assumptivus, from assumptus, pp. of assumere (see assume).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature