presuming

adjective
pre·​sum·​ing | \ pri-ˈzü-miŋ How to pronounce presuming (audio) \

Definition of presuming

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presumingly \ pri-​ˈzü-​miŋ-​lē How to pronounce presuming (audio) \ adverb

Examples of presuming in a Sentence

it's rather presuming of you to expect to be our first choice for the award I thought it presuming of him to think that we would invite him along.

First Known Use of presuming

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Presuming.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presuming. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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