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Presuming vs. Presumptuous

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Presumingadjective

confidently or arrogantly overstepping reasonable bounds.

Presumptuousadjective

Going beyond what is right, proper, or appropriate because of an excess of self-confidence or arrogance.

Presumptuousadjective

Full of presumption; presuming; overconfident or venturesome; audacious; rash; taking liberties unduly; arrogant; insolent; as, a presumptuous commander; presumptuous conduct.

‘A class of presumptuous men, whom age has not made cautious, nor adversity wise.’;

Presumptuousadjective

Founded on presumption; as, a presumptuous idea.

Presumptuousadjective

Done with hold design, rash confidence, or in violation of known duty; willful.

Presumptuousadjective

excessively forward;

‘an assumptive person’; ‘on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide’; ‘the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants’;

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Presumptuousadjective

(of a person or their behaviour) failing to observe the limits of what is permitted or appropriate

‘I hope I won't be considered presumptuous if I offer some advice’;

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