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Definition of Presumptuous

Presumptuous

  1. Full of presumption; presuming; overconfident or venturesome; audacious; rash; taking liberties unduly; arrogant; insolent; as, a presumptuous commander; presumptuous conduct.
  2. Founded on presumption; as, a presumptuous idea.
  3. Done with hold design, rash confidence, or in violation of known duty; willful.

Presumptuous Quotations

I'm not so presumptuous to feel that they're gonna get it right away, get exactly what I have in mind. I hope that they'll enjoy looking at it at any rate, whatever it is. And that's why I started writing stories on my work.
Faith Ringgold

I never knew a more presumptuous person than myself. The fact that I say that shows that what I say is true.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Often even a whole city suffers for a bad man who sins and contrives presumptuous deeds.
Hesiod

There's one advantage in having been around as long as I have. Everybody in the Senate knows me, and - I'm going to say something presumptuous, to repeat myself - I think most respect me.
Joe Biden

But, actually, so many of the clerics that I've met, particularly the Church of England clerics, are people of such extraordinary smugness and arrogance and conceitedness who are extraordinarily presumptuous about the significance of their position in society.
Rowan Atkinson
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Presumptuous Translations

presumptuous in German is vermessene, vermessen
presumptuous in Latin is impudens
presumptuous in Spanish is presuntuoso
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