- adopted in order to deceive; fictitious; pretended; feigned: an assumed name; an assumed air of humility.
- taken for granted; supposed: His assumed innocence proved untrue.
Origin of assumed
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Examples from the Web for unassumed
Likely bunch you have there, he said, casually, turning away with unassumed reluctance.Langford of the Three Bars
He is young and fair, tall and commanding, and his unassumed dignity is in keeping with his handsome physique.A Soldier's Life
Edwin G. Rundle
She looked up at him sharply with a suspicion that such innocence in a grown-up man could not be unassumed.The Secret of the League
The terrified householders threw open their doors with unassumed alacrity.The Blue Lights
"I have no pretension to abilities like yours, Mr. Massingbred," said Scanlan, with unassumed modesty.The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)
Charles James Lever
- false; fictitiousan assumed name
- taken for grantedan assumed result
- usurped; arrogatedan assumed authority
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