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Definition of "assumptive" []

  • Characterized by assumption. (adjective)
  • Taken for granted; assumed. (adjective)
  • Presumptuous; assuming. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "assumptive" in a sentence
  • "But it is then called assumptive, when the fact cannot be proved by its own intrinsic evidence, but is defended by some argument brought from extraneous circumstances."
  • "This kind of assumptive thinking is what leads to a person getting their head punched off by Jason in “Friday the 13th: Jason Takes Manhattan.”"
  • "I think that this kind of assumptive journalism is a mistake."