assumptive

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adjective as·sump·tive \ ə-ˈsəm(p)-tiv \

Definition of assumptive

:of, relating to, or based on assumption

Examples of assumptive in a Sentence

  1. an assumptive and tiresome woman

First Known Use of assumptive

1611

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