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  • nounbelief, hypothesis
  • nounforwardness, daring

synonyms for presumption

  • assumption
  • likelihood
  • premise
  • supposition
  • suspicion
  • anticipation
  • basis
  • chance
  • conjecture
  • grounds
  • guess
  • opinion
  • plausibility
  • posit
  • postulate
  • postulation
  • presupposition
  • probability
  • reason
  • shot
  • stab
  • surmise
  • thesis
  • apriorism
  • shot in the dark
  • sneaking suspicion
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antonyms for presumption

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  • fact
  • knowledge
  • reality
  • calculation
  • certainty
  • measurement
  • proof
  • truth
  • humility
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How to use presumption in a sentence

Leaving aside the meritless presumption of the government’s own trustworthiness and that it is the software that has trust issues, the order is almost entirely hot air.
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If you start out on the presumption that you don’t, then you’ll design a mission with limited communications capability.
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“The presumption is always in favor of severability,” Barrett said.
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These license applications “will be reviewed by OFAC on a case-by-case basis with a presumption of denial,” the Treasury notice said.
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The law “creates a presumption” that a public official charged with corruption can’t get pretrial intervention, Rabner wrote.
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O wicked presumption, whence camest thou to cover the earth with thy malice, and deceitfulness?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The presumption of law favors a patent, and the burden of proof is on the one attacking it to show that it is not useful.
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"The mountain deities were angered at your presumption," nodded Kano, well pleased.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
The specific appropriation of some distinctive oath raised the presumption that it implied an unequivocal pledge of sincerity.
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The former has not been the effect of presumption, nor does the latter proceed from any want of confidence in your friendship.
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