taken for granted.
characterized by :
an assumptive statement.
early 15c., from Latin assumptivus, from assumpt-, past participle stem of assumere (see assume) + -ive.
taken for granted. characterized by : an assumptive statement. . Historical Examples This proclivity cannot be denied; nor can it be affirmed that it was accustomed to clothe itself in assumptively offensive forms. Memoir of Rev. Joseph Badger Elihu G. Holland adj. early 15c., from Latin assumptivus, from assumpt-, past participle stem of assumere (see […]
the god of war and supreme national god of Assyria. Historical Examples On the north-east and east, however, the ancient heritage of Assur lay open to direct and swift attack. History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 8 (of 12) G. Maspero This was Assur, the divine impersonation of the state and empire. […]
(Assur-akh-iddin) died 669 b.c, king of Assyria 681–669 b.c. Historical Examples He also died a violent death at the hand of his brother Esarhaddon. History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6) Heinrich Graetz Certainly, he received from Esarhaddon a considerable extension of his dominions. History of Phoenicia George Rawlinson Thus strengthened Esarhaddon commenced a […]
a positive declaration intended to give confidence: He received assurances of support for the project. promise or pledge; guaranty; surety: He gave his assurance that the job would be done. full confidence; freedom from doubt; certainty: to act in the assurance of success. freedom from timidity; self-confidence; belief in one’s abilities: She acted with speed […]