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Definition of Supposition

Supposition

  1. The act of supposing, laying down, imagining, or considering as true or existing, what is known not to be true, or what is not proved.
  2. That which is supposed; hypothesis; conjecture; surmise; opinion or belief without sufficient evidence.

Supposition Quotations

It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.
George Washington

In inquiring concerning the benefits of the plan proposed, I shall proceed upon the supposition that female seminaries will be patronized throughout our country.
Emma Willard

Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
George Washington

There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex.
Samuel Johnson

It is my supposition that the Universe in not only queerer than we imagine, is queerer than we can imagine.
John B. S. Haldane
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Supposition Translations

supposition in Dutch is onderstelling, hypothese, mening
supposition in French is conjecture
supposition in German is Voraussetzung, Hypothese
supposition in Italian is supposizione
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