Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 04/20/18 Presumptuous

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

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

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

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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