presumptuousness

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

But he could see no excuse for this presumptuousness in himself.

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

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

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

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

What it lacked in intrinsic truth and power of conviction, it endeavored to supply by presumptuousness.

The presumptuousness of the Dominicans of Cologne and their unjust proceedings against Reuchlin angered him, too.

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

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

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