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noun as in assuming possession, power

noun as in arrogance

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And before you jump to assumptions, know that I'm no hippie.

There are many assumptions, including that these mother grizzlies are indeed “unduplicated.”

Bop had produced self-conscious artists who refused to bow to conventional assumptions of what was entertaining.

When that happens, it means the assumptions of the model are not correct.

The assumptions of the “regulation as public interest” crowd undermine their stated conclusions.

It began with certain postulates, or assumptions, to a great extent unconscious, of the conditions to which it applied.

But for the most part property, contract and the coercive state were fundamental assumptions with the classicists.

She remembered the many scenes in which her spirit had been humiliated by haughty assumptions.

Rather may it be said, they hate counterfeits and are indignant at the assumptions of apostate Christendom.

Their philosophy was based on assumptions and speculations, and therefore was worthless, since they settled nothing.


On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to assumptions, such as: presumption, guess, hunch, theory, inference, and acceptance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.