February 18th, 2020

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Tuesday word: Presumptuous

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020

Presumptuous (adjective)
pre·sump·tu·ous [pri-zuhmp-choo-uhs]


adjective
1. full of, characterized by, or showing presumption or readiness to presume in conduct or thought.
2. unwarrantedly or impertinently bold; forward.
3. Obsolete, presumptive.

OTHER WORDS FROM PRESUMPTUOUS
pre·sump·tu·ous·ly, adverb
pre·sump·tu·ous·ness, noun
o·ver·pre·sump·tu·ous, adjective
o·ver·pre·sump·tu·ous·ly, adverb
o·ver·pre·sump·tu·ous·ness, noun
un·pre·sump·tu·ous, adjective
un·pre·sump·tu·ous·ly, adverb
un·pre·sump·tu·ous·ness, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH PRESUMPTUOUS: presumptive.

WORDS RELATED TO PRESUMPTUOUS
foolhardy, rude, pushy, pretentious, smug, overconfident, pompous, arrogant, audacious, bold, cheeky, conceited, confident, egotistic, forward, fresh, insolent, overweening, presuming, rash

SYNONYMS FOR PRESUMPTUOUS
SEE SYNONYMS FOR presumptuous ON THESAURUS.COM
1, 2. impertinent, audacious; fresh; arrogant.

SYNONYM STUDY FOR PRESUMPTUOUS
1, 2. See bold.

Antonyms
1, 2. modest, unassuming.

Origin: 1300–50; Middle English < Late Latin praesumptuosus, variant of Latin praesumptiosus. See presumption, -ous

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