assumptive

adjective
as·​sump·​tive | \ ə-ˈsəm(p)-tiv How to pronounce assumptive (audio) \

Definition of assumptive

: of, relating to, or based on assumption

Examples of assumptive in a Sentence

an assumptive and tiresome woman
Recent Examples on the Web Sarah informs her assumptive pal that Denmark Tanney was a free man who showed up mysteriously and bought all the land on the island with gold. Jean Bentley, refinery29.com, 29 Sep. 2021 Sarah informs her assumptive pal that Denmark Tanny was a free man who showed up mysteriously and bought all the land on the island with gold. Jean Bentley, refinery29.com, 16 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of assumptive

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Assumptive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assumptive. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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