assumptive

[ uh-suhmp-tiv ]
/ əˈsʌmp tɪv /

adjective

taken for granted.
characterized by assumption: an assumptive statement.

Nearby words

  1. assumed bond,
  2. assuming,
  3. assumpsit,
  4. assumption,
  5. assumptionist,
  6. assumptively,
  7. assur,
  8. assurance,
  9. assurbanipal,
  10. assure

Origin of assumptive

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

Related formsas·sump·tive·ly, adverbnon·as·sump·tive, adjectiveo·ver·as·sump·tive, adjectiveo·ver·as·sump·tive·ly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for non-assumptive

assumptive

adj.

early 15c., from Latin assumptivus, from assumpt-, past participle stem of assumere (see assume) + -ive.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper