Assumption in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Assumption

The act of assuming, or taking to or upon oneself; the act of taking up or adopting. | The act of taking for granted, or supposing a thing without proof; a supposition; an unwarrantable claim. | The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition. | (logic) The minor or second proposition in a categorical syllogism. | The taking of a person up into heaven.

Short Sentences for Assumption

  • 1. On this assumption the proposals deserve no discussion. 🔊
  • 2. His one-time madness forbade assumption of such office. 🔊
  • 3. But fortunately the assumption of the necessitarian is not true. 🔊
  • 4. It is usually a safer assumption that our observation is in error. 🔊
  • 5. The fundamental assumption on which it is based is utterly groundless. 🔊
  • 6. We evaded them elaborately with an assumption of exhaustive knowledge. 🔊
  • 7. The assumption may have been noted above that the sheet is to be smoked. 🔊
  • 8. In every other branch of historical study, this assumption is made. 🔊
  • 9. The assumption of "proper preparation" leaves great room for reservations. 🔊

How to use Assumption in Sentences?

  • 1. Or was there some solid foundation of fact in his blustering assumption of power? 🔊
  • 2. The appearance of the rubber does not justify the assumption that it has been over-smoked. 🔊
  • 3. He finally offered it to them at the assumption of its mortgage-bonds and its fixed charges. 🔊
  • 4. Any assumption of sentiment seemed to May to be sickening under the circumstances. 🔊
  • 5. This assumption of superiority on both sides tends to hinder rather than to further mutual understanding. 🔊
  • 6. The coolness of this assumption is admirable; but it is fully equalled by the conclusion which follows. 🔊
  • 7. Cunning cannot invent an assumption that any qualification can better serve the spiritual and temporal interests of the people than knowledge. 🔊
  • 8. It is the assumption of simplicity that does the trick, and so well is that put on that it comes close to the real thing. 🔊
  • 9. In brief, it announced the establishment of a dictatorship pending the formal assumption of the crown by the conqueror. 🔊
  • 10. The assumption of a corporate appearance is a very unfair trick: and there are junctures at which harm might be done by it. 🔊
  • 11. There are elaborate funeral rites which point to the assumption that the spirit of the hero is living somewhere and needs various things. 🔊
  • 12. If we discard it, nothing remains but the irrational assumption of a miracle, a supernatural creation. 🔊
  • 13. This assumption has been incautiously conceded to the atheist by his opponent, and hence his argument has not been clearly and fully refuted. 🔊
  • 14. The bare fact was stated, and the assumption is, therefore, that it was not an unusual circumstance. 🔊
  • 15. I found in one of their tracts the assumption of a right to persecute, modified by an asserted conviction that force was not efficient. 🔊