assumptive

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

assumptive (comparative more assumptive, superlative most assumptive)

  1. Held as true or valid without evidence.
  2. Forward or presumptuous.
  3. (heraldry, of arms) Originally, being arms which a person had a right to assume, in consequence of an exploit; now, those assumed without sanction of the Heralds' College.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Percy Smith to this entry?)

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

assumptive

  1. vocative masculine singular of assumptivus