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pre·sump·tu·ous  audio  (pr-zmpch-s) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
Going beyond what is right or proper; excessively forward.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Old French presumptueux, from Late Latin praesmptusus, variant of praesmptisus, from praesmpti, presumption ; see presumption

OTHER FORMS:
pre·sumptu·ous·ly(Adverb), pre·sumptu·ous·ness(Noun)


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