We thought this enough; but we were utterly and presumptuously wrong.
Pardon me if I have thrust myself too presumptuously upon your sorrow.
That was said not vainly or presumptuously, but in reproof of sycophantic courtiers.
This may be speaking too presumptuously, and may deserve a punishment.
She heard that his tone was contemptuous, but she thought he meant that she had spoken too presumptuously.
I know you will understand and not object to my thus expressing my opinion (for one must form one) so presumptuously.
My heart acquits me of these crimes; but who can be presumptuously sure of his own judgment?
That kind of poetry has certainly been much degraded by the incapacity of many who have presumptuously undertaken it.
And how presumptuously she had wished for "something to happen!"
That which we cannot give, shall we presumptuously dare to take away, and as our only apology say, 'Am I not in sport?'
mid-14c., from Old French presumtuex (12c.; Modern French présomptueux) and directly from Late Latin praesumptuosus, variant of praesumptiosus, from past participle stem of Latin praesumere "anticipate," in Late Latin, "assume" (see presumption). Related: Presumptuously; presumptuousness.