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Assumption vs. Dormition

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Assumptionnoun

The act of assuming, or taking to or upon oneself; the act of taking up or adopting.

‘His assumption of secretarial duties was timely.’;

Dormitionnoun

The process of falling asleep.

Assumptionnoun

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.’;

Dormitionnoun

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

Assumptionnoun

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

Dormitionnoun

The death and assumption into heaven of the Virgin Mary.

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Assumptionnoun

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

Dormitionnoun

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

Assumptionnoun

The taking of a person up into heaven.

Assumptionnoun

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

Assumptionnoun

(rhetoric) Assumptio.

Assumptionnoun

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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Assumptionnoun

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.’;

Assumptionnoun

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

‘Hold! says the Stoic; your assumption's wrong.’;

Assumptionnoun

The minor or second proposition in a categorical syllogism.

Assumptionnoun

The taking of a person up into heaven.

Assumptionnoun

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’;

Assumptionnoun

a hypothesis that is taken for granted;

‘any society is built upon certain assumptions’;

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Assumptionnoun

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’;

Assumptionnoun

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

Assumptionnoun

audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to;

‘he despised them for their presumptuousness’;

Assumptionnoun

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

Assumptionnoun

the act of assuming or taking for granted;

‘your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted’;

Assumptionnoun

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’;

Assumptionnoun

the action of taking on power or responsibility

‘the assumption of an active role in regional settlements’;

Assumptionnoun

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

Assumptionnoun

the feast in honour of the Assumption, celebrated on 15 August.

Assumptionnoun

arrogance or presumption.

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