Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 04/20/18 Presumptuous

Presumptuous (adjective)
presumptuous [pri-zuhmp-choo-uh s]
(previously 03-29-13)

adjective
1. full of, characterized by, or showing presumption or readiness to presume in conduct or thought, as by saying or doing something without right or permission.
2. unwarrantedly or impertinently bold; forward.
3. Obsolete. presumptive.

Can be confused
presumptive

Synonyms
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1, 2. impertinent, audacious; fresh; arrogant.

Antonyms
1, 2. modest, unassuming.

Synonym Study
1, 2. See bold.


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

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