Dictionary.com

assumptive

[ uh-suhmp-tiv ]
/ əˈsʌmp tɪv /
Save This Word!

adjective
taken for granted.
characterized by assumption: an assumptive statement.
QUIZ
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?

Origin of assumptive

1605–15; <Latin assūmptīvus, equivalent to assūmpt(us) (past participle) (see assumption) + -īvus-ive

OTHER WORDS FROM assumptive

as·sump·tive·ly, adverbnon·as·sump·tive, adjectiveo·ver·as·sump·tive, adjectiveo·ver·as·sump·tive·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK