Presumptuous

Definition of Presumptuous

Pre`sump´tu`ous
a.1.Full of presumption; presuming; overconfident or venturesome; audacious; rash; taking liberties unduly; arrogant; insolent; as, a presumptuous commander; presumptuous conduct.
A class of presumptuous men, whom age has not made cautious, nor adversity wise.
- Buckminster.
2.Founded on presumption; as, a presumptuous idea.
3.Done with hold design, rash confidence, or in violation of known duty; willful.

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