Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an assumptive or assumed manner; by way of assumption.

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Examples

  • Anyway, I dunno, “better” sounds kind of assumptively pejorative, as though achieving satisfaction is off limits.

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  • But we should be treating kids and life-destroying antisocial behavior separately, not assumptively together, and with a level of respect that both surely deserve.

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  • Confederates and their cause in the outcome of the most heroic onslaught in history, assumptively claimed by one State as a close monopoly, to the exclusion or ignoring of another that kept step on that occasion, or to be entirely accurate, showed pace to all others, we alighted to have mapped out the historic or the possibilic.

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  • To step up assumptively and write that they were minorities is entirely speculative.

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  • To step up assumptively and write that they were minorities is entirely speculative.

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  • To step up assumptively and write that they were minorities is entirely speculative.

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  • "It requires care and attention; it cannot be done assumptively," said Drew Mendoza of the

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  • To step up assumptively and write that they were minorities is entirely speculative.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • To step up assumptively and write that they were minorities is entirely speculative.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • In the first sentence of his piece, Black refers assumptively to the policies FDR used "to lead the country out of the Great Depression" - as if FDR actually got the country out of the depression.

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