assumption[ uh-suhmp-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF assumption
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASSUMPTION
Yet that assumption is at the very basis of modern Christianity.
His assumption that his absence had been noticed rather nettled his hearer.
It is vain, perhaps—preposterous in its assumption—but our sole and only hope.
With the assumption that I might be within hearing, De Boer tried to trap me.
Such an assumption is based on false conception of the psychology of suggestion.
The whole theory of Lamarck was based on the assumption that this could be done.
“As I said before, it is my affair,” he responded, with an assumption of indifference.
And did we not mean by becoming, and being destroyed, the assumption of being and the loss of being?
We have to work out all the consequences which follow on the assumption that the one is.
For the assertion of the permanence of good is only based on the assumption of its objective character.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ASSUMPTION
- proud flesh
- swelled head