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presumptuous

[ pri-zuhmp-choo-uhs ]
/ prɪˈzʌmp tʃu əs /
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adjective

full of, characterized by, or showing presumption or readiness to presume in conduct or thought, as by saying or doing something without right or permission.
unwarrantedly or impertinently bold; forward.
Obsolete. presumptive.

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Origin of presumptuous

1300–50; Middle English <Late Latin praesūmptuōsus, variant of Latin praesūmptiōsus.See presumption, -ous
1, 2. See bold.
presumptive, presumptuous
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British Dictionary definitions for presumptuous

presumptuous
/ (prɪˈzʌmptjʊəs) /

adjective

characterized by presumption or tending to presume; bold; forward
an obsolete word for presumptive
presumptuously, adverbpresumptuousness, noun
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