[ uh-soomd ]
/ əˈsumd /
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.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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OTHER WORDS FROM assumed
as·sum·ed·ly [uh-soo-mid-lee], /əˈsu mɪd li/, adverbnon·as·sumed, adjectiveself-as·sumed, adjectiveun·as·sumed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for assumed
Compounds have been put upon the market which assumedly claim to be cures for tackiness.The Preparation of Plantation Rubber|Sidney Morgan
British Dictionary definitions for assumed
/ (əˈsjuːmd) /
false; fictitiousan assumed name
taken for grantedan assumed result
usurped; arrogatedan assumed authority
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