assumed

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adjective as·sumed \ə-ˈsümd\

Definition of assumed

  1. 1 :  not true or real :  deliberately pretended or feigned an assumed cheerfulness an assumed air of indifference :  false, fictitious an assumed name

  2. 2 :  taken for granted :  supposed the assumed reason for his absence

assumedly

adverb The hotel has seven rentable rooms on the third floor, assumedly for those who need to render themselves supine after an attack on the elaborate fare. — Horace Sutton

First Known Use of assumed

1813





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