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Assumption vs. Dormition

Difference Between Assumption and Dormition

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Assumption

A thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof
They made certain assumptions about the market
We're working on the assumption that the time of death was after midnight
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Dormition

The process of falling asleep.
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Assumption

The action of taking on power or responsibility
The assumption of an active role in regional settlements
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Dormition

(euphemistic) The process of death or the actual death itself.
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Assumption

The reception of the Virgin Mary bodily into heaven. This was formally declared a doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church in 1950.
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Dormition

The death and assumption into heaven of the Virgin Mary.
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Assumption

Arrogance or presumption.
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Dormition

Celebration in the Eastern Orthodox church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Assumption in the Roman Catholic church and is also celebrated on August 15th
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Assumption

The act of taking to or upon oneself
Assumption of an obligation.
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Assumption

The act of taking possession or asserting a claim
Assumption of command.
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Assumption

The act of taking for granted
Assumption of a false theory.
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Assumption

Something taken for granted or accepted as true without proof; a supposition
A valid assumption.
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Assumption

(Archaic) Presumption; arrogance.
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Assumption

(Logic) A minor premise.
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Assumption

Assumption(Christianity)The taking up of the Virgin Mary into heaven in body and soul after her death, observed as a feast on August 15.
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Assumption

The act of assuming, or taking to or upon oneself; the act of taking up or adopting.
His assumption of secretarial duties was timely.
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Assumption

The act of taking for granted, or supposing a thing without proof; a supposition; an unwarrantable claim.
Their assumption of his guilt disqualified them from jury duty.
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Assumption

The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.
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Assumption

(logic) The minor or second proposition in a categorical syllogism.
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Assumption

The taking of a person up into heaven.
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Assumption

A festival in honor of the ascent of the Virgin Mary into heaven, celebrated on 15 August.
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Assumption

(rhetoric) Assumptio.
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Assumption

The act of assuming, or taking to or upon one's self; the act of taking up or adopting.
The assumption of authority.
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Assumption

The act of taking for granted, or supposing a thing without proof; supposition; unwarrantable claim.
This gives no sanction to the unwarrantable assumption that the soul sleeps from the period of death to the resurrection of the body.
That calm assumption of the virtues.
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Assumption

The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.
Hold! says the Stoic; your assumption's wrong.
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Assumption

The minor or second proposition in a categorical syllogism.
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Assumption

The taking of a person up into heaven.
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Assumption

A statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn;
On the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play
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Assumption

A hypothesis that is taken for granted;
Any society is built upon certain assumptions
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Assumption

The act of taking possession of or power over something;
His assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba
The Nazi assumption of power in 1934
He acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts
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Assumption

Celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox church
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Assumption

Audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to;
He despised them for their presumptuousness
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Assumption

(Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended
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Assumption

The act of assuming or taking for granted;
Your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted
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