presumption[ pri-zuhmp-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF presumption
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRESUMPTION
To the disgust of the latter, Robert actually had the presumption to walk home with Hester.
What if to her mother the mere idea of having a calling should seem a presumption!
The presumption is that they represent the old sepulchers of the kings of Meroe.
To folly, to pretension, to presumption, he showed but slight forbearance.
Not that I intend to enter the lists with Peter; that would be presumption indeed.
How I could ever have had the presumption I cannot imagine.'
That would be presumption indeed, not to say wilful self-deception.
She may not indeed put on the insolence of pride, and the fool-hardiness of presumption.
When children of Temple women are taught dancing the presumption is all the greater.
We may therefore begin by claiming this presumption in their favour.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PRESUMPTION
- proud flesh
- swelled head