presumptuous

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From Old French presumptuos, from Latin praesumptuosus.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /pɹəˈzʌmp.tjuː.əs/
  • IPA(key): /priˈzəmptʃəs/

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presumptuous (comparative more presumptuous, superlative most presumptuous)

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

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