Thesaurus / presumptuousness

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It was, however, the extraction of Alethea that determined the presumptuousness of her young man's aspirations.

When Ghost Meets GhostWilliam Frend De Morgan

In his heart, while doing penance for his presumptuousness, he believed that he could lead regiments of men.

Yes, you have a parvenu's presumptuousness somewhere about you.

Touch and GoD. H. Lawrence

The gentle monster, no doubt, was tolerant of his presumptuousness, and soon put him at his ease again.

The Treasury of Ancient EgyptArthur E. P. B. Weigall

And yet I cannot believe that God would have visited their presumptuousness upon me with such horrid irony.

The presumptuousness of this language was softened by tones and gestures so humble, that I found it impossible to be angry!

DisciplineMary Brunton

The folly of it, the ingratitude of it, the hardness of it, the presumptuousness of it.

We had not gone far on our travels before we realised the presumptuousness of our attempt to "do" Java in a fortnight.

Across the EquatorThomas H. Reid

She sat there sneering at the presumptuousness of screen idols whom she had almost literally worshiped a year before.

Thus doth the master give free scope to his slaves, and even enjoyeth their presumptuousness.

Thus Spake ZarathustraFriedrich Nietzsche

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