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Definition of Assuming

Assuming

  1. of Assume
  2. Pretentious; taking much upon one's self; presumptuous.

Assuming Quotations

As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions.
Al Gore

I'm just trying to get rid of all the mystery surrounding me and let people see what I'm thinking. So they can understand me and stop assuming things about me.
Juliana Hatfield

True respect means taking other people's beliefs seriously and assuming they are adult and intelligent enough to be able to cope with it if you tell them, clearly and civility, why you think they are totally, utterly and disastrously wrong.
Julian Baggini

God knows how many things a man misses by becoming smug and assuming that matters will take their own course.
Loren Eiseley

The success of the suffrage movement would injure women spiritually and intellectually, for they would be assuming a burden though they knew themselves unable to bear it. It is the sediment, not the wave, of a sex. It is the antithesis of that highest and sweetest mystery - conviction by submission, and conquest by sacrifice.
John Boyle O'Reilly
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Assuming Translations

assuming in French is assumant
assuming in German is annehmend
assuming in Swedish is antagande
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