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synonyms for presuming

  • arrogant
  • foolhardy
  • overconfident
  • pompous
  • pretentious
  • pushy
  • rude
  • smug
  • audacious
  • bold
  • cheeky
  • conceited
  • confident
  • contumelious
  • egotistic
  • forward
  • fresh
  • insolent
  • overfamiliar
  • overweening
  • rash
  • self-assertive
  • self-assured
  • self-satisfied
  • supercilious
  • uppity
See also synonyms for: unpresuming

antonyms for presuming

MOST RELEVANT
  • cautious
  • humble
  • modest
  • unassuming
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How to use presuming in a sentence

I am ready Madam,—for I have sufficiently experienced the folly of my presuming to decline it.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Are you presuming to make fun of this situation, Mr. Dunham?
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
Meantime, you will consult your own safety by letting him alone, and never presuming to repeat the scene of this morning.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
You are presuming to speak of an act of insubordination committed by a military officer under civilian command.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
On entering the parlour she found her letter, and eagerly seized it, presuming that it had escaped detection.
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
Presuming a sudden surprise attack enabled them to release the prisoners?
THE LOST WARSHIPROBERT MOORE WILLIAMS
I have always had a certain horror of presuming to set a limit upon the possibilities of things.
THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF PALAEONTOLOGYTHOMAS HENRY HUXLEY
There was no offensive boldness, or presuming vanity, but neither was there any shrinking cowardice nor timidity.
AURELIANWILLIAM WARE
The majority of those who have written touching the various parts of Optics have contented themselves with presuming these truths.
TREATISE ON LIGHTCHRISTIAAN HUYGENS
Sometimes one meets a presuming maid who takes advantage of the kindness of the mistress to force an undue familiarity.
THE EXPERT MAID-SERVANTCRISTINE TERHUNE HERRICK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRESUMING

  • arrogant
  • assuming
  • audacious
  • bold
  • brash
  • brassy
  • brazen
  • forward
  • impertinent
  • insolent
  • malapert
  • nervy
  • overbearing
  • overconfident
  • presuming
  • presumptuous
  • pushy
  • sassy
  • saucy
  • smart
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.