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.

Short Example Sentence 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. The assumption may have been noted above that the sheet is to be smoked. 🔊
  • 5. The fundamental assumption on which it is based is utterly groundless. 🔊
  • 6. We evaded them elaborately with an assumption of exhaustive knowledge. 🔊
  • 7. It is usually a safer assumption that our observation is in error. 🔊
  • 8. His assumption of smiling pleasantly was gone like a wisp of smoke. 🔊
  • 9. In every other branch of historical study, this assumption is made. 🔊
  • 10. The assumption of "proper preparation" leaves great room for reservations. 🔊

How to use Assumption in a Sentence?

  • 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. The assumption of a corporate appearance is a very unfair trick: and there are junctures at which harm might be done by it. 🔊
  • 10. In brief, it announced the establishment of a dictatorship pending the formal assumption of the crown by the conqueror. 🔊
  • 11. This assumption has been incautiously conceded to the atheist by his opponent, and hence his argument has not been clearly and fully refuted. 🔊
  • 12. There are elaborate funeral rites which point to the assumption that the spirit of the hero is living somewhere and needs various things. 🔊
  • 13. If we discard it, nothing remains but the irrational assumption of a miracle, a supernatural creation. 🔊
  • 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. 🔊
  • 16. If the assumption be that the sheath is not grounded, then the student may say that no current at all would flow from the high-potential wire. 🔊
  • 17. At the present place the simple concept of cognition is what confronts the quite general assumption taken up by the question, viz. 🔊
  • 18. Now, this analogical argument, to have any legitimate weight, must proceed on the assumption of two facts. 🔊
  • 19. If he appears there with any assumption of political authority or title in Mexico, you will entirely refrain from intercourse with him. 🔊
  • 20. I said to myself that I would not let my natural anger, my just fury be disarmed by any assumption of pathos or dignity. 🔊
  • 21. At least, that was the assumption of Tom and Jack, for they could count but nine where there should have been ten. 🔊
  • 22. Working on the assumption that the presence of lactic bacteria is inimical to the growth of septic organisms, this preparation has been placed on the market. 🔊
  • 23. But the assumption that there is a correspondence between the succession of ideas in history and the natural order of philosophy is hardly true even of the beginnings of thought. 🔊
  • 24. The assumption of privilege and prerogative might be only the inborn consciousness of distinction, but he fancied it might be more effective for being tempered. 🔊
  • 25. And among these last, particularly, there was a revolt against the assumption that in the presence of such issues any impartiality of thought was possible. 🔊
  • 26. It is to me the strangest of conventions, this assumption of unreal loyalties and traditional respects, this repudiation and concealment of passionate interests. 🔊
  • 27. We must admit this hypothetical element, which we cannot get rid of by an assumption that we have already discovered the method to which all philosophy must conform. 🔊
  • 28. The fundamental assumption of natural magic is that the universe as a whole and each component part of it is dominated by an indwelling spirit with whom it is possible for the magician to get into communication. 🔊
  • 29. The inevitable assumption that any extra tasks of housework or sewing should fall to the women may make for a disproportionately long and tedious day for the woman lodger. 🔊
  • 30. If he does not at once buy cotton, but quotes on the assumption that price will remain steady, he may be involved in serious loss through his estimate being mistaken. 🔊